Every November it seems like all the best deals roll out with Black Friday sales or even Pre-Black Friday Sales , but believe it or not November isn’t the best month to buy everything. So if you can patiently wait a little while you may be able to grab up a much better bargain on these items. 1. Toys You would think that toy prices would be great around and during Black Friday, but it appears that the procrastinator shoppers come out ahead (when the toy is still on the shelves anyway). According to the folks over at Dealsnews you can save up to 50% by waiting until the 2 weeks prior to Christmas. So I would say if you are going after the Tickle-Me-Elmo of the year, grab it as soon as you can, but for all others wait until mid-December. 2. Apparel Clothing stores will likely have some sales during November, but be patient my friend! We all know what is coming in January! If you can resist the urge to purchase clothing items over the next couple months you will be greatly rewarded with big discounts in January. This can work out especially good if you have any gifts to return in January – more money to spend on better deals! 3. Cookware If you are hosting Christmas at your house this year, this one can work out nicely for you. According to an article titled The Best Things to Buy in December on AOL: “December is traditionally the time of year when retailers discount housewares, especially kitchen supplies. Whether you’re buying for yourself or someone else, December is the best time to find deals on kitchenware.” 4. Calendars This one is common sense, but with retailers pushing calendars so hard many forget about it! Right after Christmas you can normally find calendars for 50% off. And if you can wait until January you will likely be able to save 75% or more! I got an even better deal for those with day planners – I found a way to print Franklin Planner templates for free . 5. Cameras The biggest trade shows of the year for camera makers occur in January and February. This is normally when the new models are released. So as you can imagine this creates nice discounts on last years models. Forbes suggests: “Unless you must have the latest and greatest cameras, February is a great time to shop for last year’s models. Wait for the President’s Day sales.” Get a deal on everything else in November? While these are a few of the things you may want to hold off purchasing this month, the truth is that with all the great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals it is a great time to make a lot of purchases. So keeping an eye on the deals coming up over the next few weeks could save you some cash! Do you know of anything else that shouldn’t be purchased in November? Related Articles: Walmart’s Pre-Black Friday Sale and Deals Free Shipping For Christmas 2010 Getting Ready For Christmas: 7 Things To Do Today Save money on dinner with the Entertainment book How To Set Your Christmas Budget 3 Essential Money Saving Fall Tasks 4 Financial Black Holes to Avoid Bob enjoys dark chocolate, paying off debt, giving, Foosball, loose-leaf tea, helping people succeed, learning, anything God created, playing guitar, doing things the “long” way, Philippians, excellence, Chick-Fil-A, and making his wife smile. He started ChristianPF in 2007 and Co-Founded Blogging Your Passion in 2011. Find him on Facebook & Twitter . The articles on this site are for entertainment purposes and should not be taken as financial advice. Please contact a financial professional for specific advice regarding your situation. Also, many of the CPF articles help us pay the bills by using affiliate relationships with Amazon, Google, eBay and others. Find out more here .
5 Things NOT To Buy In November