When’s the Best Time to Buy Stuff, Find Deals, and Travel?

Want to maximize your money? Find the best time in the year to buy electronics and other big purchases, and find travel deals!

The Best Time to Buy

One way to start planning for next year’s budget is to review and discuss what big purchases you need or like to make. 

Because these are outside your typical budget, you want to start saving ahead of time to keep your cash flow smooth. You can also try to time things, so you have the money ready to buy when it is on sale. 

After scouring resources like Consumer Reports, Wirecutter, NerdWallet, and more, I’ve compiled a list of the best times to buy things for the year. 

In this episode, we’ll get into:

  • Each season and month so you know when a good time to snag a deal
  • Tools that can help you get rebates or find the lowest prices
  • How to make room in your budget for those big purchases

We have a lot to cover, so let’s get started! 

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