Quick Ship Electronics via eBay offers the 1st-generation Apple iPad mini 8" 32GB WiFi Tablet in Black, model no. MD529LL/A, for $299.99 with free shipping. That's tied with last month's mention as the best we've seen for a new unit. (It's a current low of $42.)
Personal finance guru Suze Orman has a huge following. But beware: The self-proclaimed expert has a track record that suggests more sizzle than steak.