To Buy or Not To Buy?
Looking for a bargain? Here are the best and worst things to Buy in April, according to dealnews.
Recent bad headlines about the industry, including the Costa Concordia tragedy, have caused cruise prices to slip. Compared to last year, cruise trips currently cost 11% less right now, dealnews reports.
Spring apparel hits stores in January and February and are now discounted 30-40% right now during sales. If you are looking for an even bigger discount, wait until May when you can get up to 50% off your spring attire.
Buy: Non-Apple Tablets
Tech giant Apple unveiled its latest iPad as well as a price cut of its iPad 2 in March, so consumers can expect its competitors to follow suit in order to compete.
If jewelry is on your gift list for Mother’s Day, get your shopping done in April as retailers, especially online sellers, increase prices next month ahead of the holiday.
Buy: Home-improvement items
Black Friday isn’t just the day after Thanksgiving anymore. Home Depot recently unloaded its nationwide 'Black Friday Spring Sale,' which makes April the time to stock up on home-improvement items.
If you're in the market for a laptop, dealnews says to keep a lookout for deals on big systems and ultrabooks this month.
Avoid: Office Furniture
Don’t listen to the experts claiming April is the time to catch a deal on furniture. Dealnews argues you can find better deals in May and June.
With grilling season right around the corner, retailers tend to jack up their prices on grills. Dealnews suggests holding off on grill purchases until June or after Independence Day.
Buy: Non-Name Brand TV
Prices on big-name brand TV's have held steady since the holidays. If you're in the market for a new TV, look into off-brand models because top TV prices are 14%lower from 2011, according to dealnews.
Don’t miss out on these great deals this spring. From cruises to TVs, we break down the best and worst things to buy this month.