Everyone likes to save at the checkout counter. Comparison shopping and coupons are two great ways to do it, but you might be surprised to learn that WHEN you buy can also lead to savings.
We're not just talking about holidays; months and seasons have their own unique shopping trends and rules. For example, you want to buy an air conditioner during winter and a jacket during summer.
With August just around the corner, we're going to tell you some of the best, and worst, things to buy for the month. But first, there's a holiday you might want to celebrate.
Many states hold sales tax holidays at the beginning of August, although some do it in September, October or other times. You have a few days to buy select items without sales tax, including clothing and school supplies. Find out if your state is participating and when you can save.