Timing is everything, according to Mark Di Vincenzo, who literally wrote the book on seasonal sales: Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon.
Check out more great deals- all under $50! Here's what he says you should shop for this month (besides ketchup) and beyond:
What to Buy in May
Replace your fridge. Since new appliances often debut in the summer, you'll spend hundreds less toward the end of spring, when stores clear their stockrooms of older models.Bonus: Get inspired with our ultimate guide to kitchen decorating.
What to Buy in June
Build up the toolbox. During the weeks before Father's Day, hardware chains tend to offer promotions on drills, saws, and more to lure gift-shoppers. Get Dad started with these DIY ideas.
What to Buy in July
Swap out your sofa. As retailers make way for fall furniture, discontinued styles go for a fraction of their original costs. Want a real steal? Opt for a floor sample. Can't afford a new couch? See how our editors revamped one room with accessories under $100.Plus: Adorable DIY projects you can make for practically free!
What to Buy in August
Indulge in a bauble. December and February are among the busiest times for jewelers, but late summer-not so much. Get a gem of a bargain on everything from watches to rings. We suggest Joanna Madden's collection one-of-a-kind of jewelry made in Point Pleasant, New Jersey.
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