Saturday, July 21, 2007

Best time of the year to make purchases

Did you know following the calendar can help you save a lot of money each year when making purchases. Good Morning America did a recent segment on The Saving Calendar

There tend to be certain times of the year when things are on their deepest discounts," said Consumer Reports magazine senior consumer editor Amanda Walker. "You might get 50, 60, 70 percent off if you can wait."

January TV sets usually go on sale due to the Superbowl. Exercise equipment such as treadmills. Also bedding goes on sale in January Housing for buying and renting

April Video Camera due to upcoming graduations and summer vacations End of April Spring Clothing

May Cordless phones, sneakers

July indoor furniture and computers

September Air conditioners and gas grills

Dec Car Sales

"If you don't need an item as an emergency something that's just broken down and you need to replace it, but you can take your time -- especially on large purchases where you're saving your money -- it's a great idea to time your purchase," Walker said. The trade off for using the shopping calendar is waiting months to purchase the items you desire.

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