April Shopping Guide
Posted by Steph Perine on Apr 06, 2018
Some people look forward to April because they anticipate a generous tax refund; however, others might find their budgets strained because they have to send off a tax check. Either way, lots of folks start thinking about their budgets this month. Make the best of your own budget by considering some of the best things to save money on in April:
Spring Produce. Lots of people start thinking about their health and fitness as they look forward to warmer weather during April. Buying in-season produce offers you a chance to enjoy great flavors, support local growers, and save money. If you’d enjoy a different shopping experience for yourself and your family, you might experiment with some local farmers markets too. Of course, climates vary across the country; however, April is usually a good time to buy strawberries, asparagus and artichokes.
Warm-Weather Clothes. In most parts of the country, stores start introducing their spring lines by the end of February. This means that they may start their sales by April to make room for their summer lines. Since people make a habit of doing their spring cleaning around this time, it’s also a good month to look for lots of deals at local thrift stores. Of course, if you’re the type who likes to plan ahead, you may also find some great deals on winter clothes for next year.
Earth Day Bargains. People all over the world celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd to help educate people about the environment and appreciate nature. Large companies like Starbucks and Target offer Earth Day specials around this time, and many local businesses also participate. Check online for national bargains along with special deals in your own city.