Buy This, Not That: Summer Essentials


Buy This, Not That: Summer Essentials
What to spend on, and what to skip over.

You’d think tools would have been great in June because of all the Father’s Day sales. In actuality, deeper discounts are available in October and November. So, don't feel bad about not getting Dad his wish list last month and tell him you're holding off until the holidays for that table saw or mechanic’s tool set. Otherwise, compare prices of tools between Lowe’s and Home Depot. Each retailer will price-match one another with an additional 10-percent off.

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Kendal Perez is a frugal fashionista and bargain shopper who helps fellow shopaholics find hassle-free ways to save money. As the marketing coordinator for Kinoli Inc., site manager for a family of money-saving websites, Kendal has the resources to be an extreme couponer but prefers a less complicated approach to staying in-budget. Kendal has been quoted in such media outlets as People StyleWatch, TIME Business & Money, FOX, ABC, and Kiplinger Personal Finance.

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