Looking for deals? 3 best things to buy in May

Posted at 2:46 PM, May 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-04 22:00:56-04

May means the weather is getting warmer, but it also means lots of summer deals if you know what to buy and what to avoid.

Have you been working on your swimsuit body?

Well you still have a little time before you'll want to buy that swimsuit because even though you probably want to wear it now, the better markdowns will happen mid-summer. The same goes for summer clothes.

But spring apparel will see its deepest discounts during Memorial Day weekend, according to

Last year, we saw sales between 40 and 80 percent off.

You'll also find screaming Memorial Day deals on appliances, especially refrigerators. New ones are coming out, so retailers have to make room for the new.

And according to, don't settle for anything less than 50 percent off mattresses toward the end of this month. Sears already has theirs marked down at 50 to 60 percent off.

And if you're looking for a new laptop, hold off. You'll find better deals for back-to-school sales starting in July.