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7 things on sale in April

Did you know that certain consumer goods go on sale during specific months of the year? If you plan your shopping for anything from home items to clothing and electronics based on these sale patterns, you can save up to 50% on most of what you need.

Here are seven things on sale in April.

Digital cameras

Digital cameras start going on sale in February, after the new models have been announced at the January Consumer Electronics Show. However, if you’re looking for the best deals, you’ll usually find them in the second quarter of the year – provided you are okay with buying a slightly older model.

Televisions and other electronics

Japanese manufacturers’ fiscal year ends in March, so they’re eager to get rid of old stock. This will probably be better than the Super Bowl sales, provided you’re okay with buying last year’s model.

Gardening supplies

Now that spring is officially here, home and garden stores will start advertising sales on items like plants, fertilizer, soil, shovels and other gardening tools. Here are some other tips to save a bunch on your flower garden.

Cookware and kitchen accessories

Graduations are coming up, so even if you’re well out of school, take advantage of the grad-based sales for everything kitchen-related.

Vacuum cleaners

New vacuums usually don’t come out until June, so you can often grab the old models now as they’re clearing them out and get started on your spring cleaning.

Thrift items

It’s spring cleaning time, which means thrift stores are getting lots of new inventory. Try your hand at thrifting and you may get even better bargains than usual.

Gym memberships

Now that the New Year’s resolution rush has passed, many gyms are looking to sign up new members. You can probably get a discounted monthly rate, but also consider asking about other freebies like guest passes, personal training sessions or child care.

Learn more about when things go on sale.

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