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A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Time to Buy Everything

Jan 25, 2016

Based on data from price-tracking sites DealNews and FatWallet, MONEY created this month-by-month guide to snagging the best deals on everything. Want to see every month in one place? Download the whole list as a handy chart. And check out these other smart strategies for timing your purchases.

Bedding on sale
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January

What to buy:

TVs and electronics, bedding, linens, cookware, fitness equipment

Sample 2015 deal:

35% off brand-name HDTVs at Best Buy

Appliances on sale
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February

What to buy:

Winter apparel and accessories, appliances, furniture, housewares

Sample 2015 deal:

60% off mattresses at J.C. Penney

Sneakers on sale
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March

What to buy:

Non-Apple smartphones, running shoes, team apparel

Sample 2015 deal:

53% off running shoes at joesnewbalance outlet.com

Gardening supplies on sale
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April

What to buy:

Home, garden, and auto supplies; spring clothing

Sample 2015 deal:

40% off Craftsman tools at Sears

Home furnishings on sale
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May

What to buy:

Home furnishings, home goods

Sample 2015 deal:

60% off clearance at Williams-Sonoma decor

Home improvement on sale
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June

What to buy:

Tools and home improvement materials

Sample 2015 deal:

57% off tools at Home Depot

Swimwear on sale
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July

What to buy:

Swimwear, summer entertaining goods, air conditioners

Sample 2015 deal:

37% off LG air ­conditioners at Amazon

Laptops on sale
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August

What to buy:

Laptops, summer clothing

Sample 2015 deal:

$100 off Apple laptops

Patio furniture on sale
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September

What to buy:

Home furnishings, outdoor and patio goods, last-generation iPhones/iPads

Sample 2015 deal:

50% off Strathmore patio furniture at Amazon

Camping gear on sale
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October

What to buy:

Denim and fall fashion, camping gear, sports equipment

Sample 2015 deal:

50% off Levi’s jeans at Macy’s

Consumer electronics on sale
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November

What to buy:

Videogames, consumer electronics

Sample 2015 deal:

Two-for-one PS4 and Xbox games at Best Buy

Toys on sale
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December

What to buy:

Gift cards, toys

Sample 2015 deal:

73% off close-out toys at Target

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