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What to Buy in May

May 19, 2015

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Timing is everything when it comes to getting bargains. For instance, the best time to buy Christmas lights is after Christmas. But you knew that already. For less obvious shopping tips, we’ve turned to the experts at

The deals and savings service offers a handy Best Times to Buy resource on its website, that lets you know when to look for deals on certain items.

For May, the company is offering these tips:

Designer Clothing: As retailers clear their inventory for summer, shoppers can find store-wide sales and coupons for up to 50 percent off

Mattresses: Manufacturers release new models in June, making May the best month to buy a new mattress at a deep discount

Small Household Appliances & Home Goods: In May, many retailers will start to reduce prices on household items as part of their Father’s Day and graduation sales

So there you have it. May is the month to buy a new blender, and a mattress. Throw on some new threads and make it a party!