The Worst Time to Buy...
There are some very real reasons (beyond your horoscope) for when and when not to make certain purchases. Should you really be shopping for a new mattress in April? Or a grill in June?
Don't Upgrade Your Mattress... April. This middle-of-spring month doesn't have any major holidays, and mattress retailers love to hold sales around days that most people have off from work or school, like Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day. Plus, in May, manufacturers tend to mark down old models to clear them out and make room for the new ones coming in, so if you buy in April, you'll be too early to score a deal.