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The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Shop white sales in January, mattresses in May, and gift card freebies in December.
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It's no secret that holidays like Presidents' Day can bring massive savings. However, savvy shoppers know you can save money all year long.

SEE ALSO: How to Shop Semi-Annual Sales

To help you shop smarter 365 days a year, we've condensed our monthly buying advice into the handy chart below. For a more in-depth look at the best times to buy whatever your heart desires, be sure to click through to our buying guides.

The Best Things to Buy Every Month

Month What to Buy
January Gym memberships
Bedding and towels
Winter clothes
Christmas decorations
Broadway tickets
Free national park visit (January 21)
PC games
February Discounted Valentine's Day gifts
Winter clothes
Home goods
DIY tax software
Last-minute ski deals
March Chocolate
Frozen food
St. Patrick's Day deals
Cheap cruises
Gift cards
Ski gear
Snowboarding gear
Seasonal produce
April Spring clothes
Tax Day freebies
Early Mother's Day gifts
Earth Day deals
Easter candy and gifts
Free national park visit (April 20)
Thrift store furniture and clothing
Seasonal produce
May Spring clothes
Kitchen gadgets
Party supplies
May the Fourth Be With You sales
Office furniture
Mother's Day gifts
Seasonal produce
June Lingerie
National Donut Day deals
Father's Day gifts
Free fishing permits
Gym memberships
Seasonal produce
July Amazon Prime Day deals
Summer clothes
Camping gear
Outdoor gear
Latest iPad
Steam Summer Sale games
House paint
Christmas in July sales
Last-minute travel
Seasonal produce
August Tax free goods
Summer clothes
School supplies
Patio furniture
Free national park visit (August 25)
Early Labor Day sales
National Waffle Day deals
September Labor Day sales
Previous-gen Apple iPhones
Free national park visit (September 28)
Cheap textbooks
National Coffee Day deals
Pizza Day deals
October Columbus Day sales
New cars
Halloween costumes
European vacations
National Pizza Month deals
Perennial and tropical plants
Seasonal produce
November Appliances
Apple iPhones
Apple Watches
Free national park visit (November 11)
Smart home devices
Video games
Kitchen items
December Green Monday deals
Gift cards
Apple iPhones
Video games
Wedding dresses
Golf clubs
National Cookie Day freebies

Senior Staff Writer

Julie joined DealNews in 2015. Her work has been featured on MSN, Business Insider, Lifehacker, The Motley Fool, GoBankingRates, and Moneyish. In her spare time, she enjoys baking sweets, reading thrillers, and listening to an ever-growing list of podcasts.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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