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Timing is everything when it comes to scoring deals

Posted: 5:35 AM, Jul 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-04 08:48:23-04
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If you’re like most Americans, you buy something when you need it. But you could be missing out on some great deals!

Americans spend $1.2 trillion a year on nonessential goods. And the average home contains more than 300,000 items. That’s a lot of money and a lot of stuff!

But did you know when you buy matters? If you are looking to get back in the gym, there are great deals on memberships in June.

July is typically a slow month for jewelry stores, so they often offer discounts.

If you’re in the market for a computer or a car, the best deals are in September the start of the new model year.

And not surprisingly, you’ll want to shop for electronics like TVs, laptops, and phones, on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in November.

The best time to buy a wedding dress is in December. Bridal stores are more likely to offer discounts during this “off-season” month.

If you want to buy a camera, shop over President’s Day weekend. New models usually come out in February, so there’s likely big markdowns on last year’s stock.

You might want to purchase fitness equipment in January. The sales are big and you can save 30 to 70 percent.

May is a great month to buy a mattress especially over Memorial Day weekend.