While October marks the beginning of fall, it also marks the beginning of engagement season and shopping season. Early birds begin hunting for holiday deals, while others begin preparing their homes for seasonal guests. Whichever group you fall into, the fact remains that October is a great shopping month. And with that comes this list of great items to shop for, according to a study by WalletHub. If you're ready to score the best deals, see the list below of the best items to buy in October. Happy shopping!
The Best Items to Buy in October
According to the site, WalletHub's experts "tracked various product categories for more than a year to determine what’s discounted most heavily in October compared with the rest of the year. And one specific item stands out: exercise bikes. So if you’re on the hunt for one, this month’s the time to budget for it."
Here are some other items that make for great deals in October:
JEWELRY: Diamond studs, bridal rings, and diamond bracelets topped the list with savings up to 75% off. See the full list here.
ELECTRONICS: This is the best time to shop for digital cameras, TV's, and cell phones without contracts.
APPLIANCES: If you're in the market for a kitchen upgrade before Thanksgiving, look for kitchen ranges, dishwashers, and refrigerators. They will all be at their lowest prices of the year.
COMPUTERS: Laptops and tablets are at their lowest prices, making them ideal gifts.
ENGAGEMENT RINGS: If you're planning to propose over the holidays, get that ring now before prices go up.