Best things to buy in May

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Best Things to Buy in May

First on the bargain list is, spring clothing. Now that summer is around the corner, you can expect discounts at 20-75% on spring apparel; from stores like Old Navy, Eddie Bauer and many more.For savings you can take lying down, look for Memorial Day deals on mattresses. Deal News says not to settle for less than a 50% discounts, and to look for stackable coupons to increase your savings even more.

Google recently announced they were getting into the cellphone business with a $20 per month cell plan. The new competition may not make prices lower in May, but it could mean deals and perks coming up in the months ahead.

And for the bad deals – here's what you should avoid, Deal news says to skip the laptop deals this month, you're going to find better deals in late June as back to school sales ramp up.

May is also a mediocre month for TV's and a bad time to buy apple TV. Rumor has it, apple will be announcing a new TV streaming device next month. If this is true, the current generation is going to get a lot cheaper.

Well there you have it, now you know what to look out for and what items you should just avoid. Happy shopping!

Click through the pictures below to see the twitter accounts you must follow for even more deals.

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Best things to buy in May
@TheFlightDeal offers a one-stop shop for discounted airline tickets. If you’re planning a trip in the near future, this account is worth a follow, particularly if you can be flexible with the departure and destination (for example, if you’re in a multi-airport city or able to leave from an airport in a nearby city).
@AmazonDeals offers an avalanche of deals at Amazon.com, as the account features lightning deals from all categories. This is an account worth glancing at if you’re about to make a purchase in the next day or two at Amazon – you may find deals on those items or items similar to what you want to buy. However, you’ll have to dig through the deals to find the ones that apply to you. 
@BookDealDaily tweets discounted books from a number of online booksellers, occasionally offering free picks as well. If you are looking for some cheap reads, you’d do well to start here. The books vary in both genre and quality, but some amazing books at very steep discounts pop up regularly.

@Starbucks constantly tweets about in-store discounts as well as coupons you can print or display on your phone. There are also contests for gift cards, though there is usually a flood of entrants so the chance of winning is fairly low. If you’re a Starbucks addict, you really should be following this one.

@CouponKid offers a nonstop parade of coupon codes almost exclusively for online retailers. Many coupon code sites are full of outdated codes, but this Twitter account has the newest ones, which makes it much more likely that those codes will hit pay dirt.

@DealNews offers a motley mix of deals mostly from online retailers, along with articles on the ins and outs of buying specific products, all delivered with a sense of humor. The deals vary, but the articles and humor make this feed an enjoyable one to read and follow.

@RetailMeNot primarily focuses on retailer-specific coupons from large chain stores and restaurants, mixed in with the occasional article on spending less money and forming better shopping habits. The coupons here are usually good, although you may not find all retailers in your area. 
@RedPlumEditor features coupons from the weekly Red Plum grocery coupon flyer, as well as additional coupons throughout the week. If you’re primarily looking for grocery coupons, this is one of the best feeds to follow from this list.
@SmartSourceCpns features many of the coupons in the weekly SmartSource grocery coupon flyer. If you’re looking for more grocery coupons, this is another one worth following.
@VideoGameDeals offers an array of discounts on video games and video game consoles from a variety of online and brick-and-mortar retailers. This account is good to follow in the months leading up to the holiday season. 
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