Daily Archive: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Tomorrow, October 18th Only
Participating Sonic Drive-Ins will be offering $1 Hot Dogs all day! Choose from either the All-American Dog or the Chili Cheese Coney Dog. No coupons are required. Visit Sonic’s website for more information.
+ If you download the Sonic App beforehand and set up an account, you will receive an offer for a FREE Sonic Slush!
Just a heads up → According to National Grid, your heating bills are likely to go up this winter by roughly 4.6%.
A spokesman for National Grid says that the cost of gas is solely responsible for the rate increases and that costs could fluctuate based on the weather and customer usage
Read more on Syracuse.com here…
Waiting until just the right moment to buy something is one of the best things you can do to save money.
Camping Gear and Outdoor Equipment
Prices on outdoor products tend to be highest when demand is highest. With summer becoming a distant memory, now is the time to act if you need new camping supplies. Being outdoors is less appealing for most now, which means a lot of outdoor gear is going on sale in October.
There will be plenty of discounts on camping gear and outdoor equipment this month, including the following items:
- Outdoor Apparel – hiking boots, etc.
- Sleeping Bags
- Watersport equipment
Example Retailers + Brands:
- The North Face
As is the case in September, October is also a prime time to buy a new car (even more so). Selection is still plentiful and prices are low. The current year is coming to a close, and car dealers are scrambling to get rid of their older models to make way for the new ones.
If you are in the market for a new car, don’t wait too long, as selection will be scarce come November and December. You should be able to get a great deal this month, along with other incentives (no down payment, etc.).
To get the best deal, check out my money saving tips here!
Halloween Costumes / Decor
The best time time to find deals on Halloween items is on Halloween and the day after the holiday (November 1st), but the left over selection usually isn’t all that great.
Therefore, the best time to buy candy, costumes and decorations is the week before Halloween. In the week leading up to Halloween, you’ll find many last minute deals and discounts (ranging from 20-50% off) on costumes and more. There should be a decent selection to choose from still.
Historically, October has been one of the best times of the year to buy jeans. Back to school deals have ended and retailers typically have a large surplus of jeans they are looking to unload. As the weather is getting colder, too, now is a great time to stock up on denim for the year.
Be sure to look out for jean clearance and sales (including Buy One, Get One and 50% off deals) from retailers such as Macy’s and Target and on brands like Levis, Lee Jeans, Mossimo, and more. Why not treat yourself to a new pair of jeans this month? 🙂
Outdoor Accessories (Patio Furniture, Gardening, etc.)
Look for mark downs and discounts on the following lawn and garden items as retailers are looking to clear them out:
- Gardening tools
- Lawn mowers
- Leaf blowers
- Weed eaters
For example ⇒ Lowe’s is currently offering 50%-90% Off Live Plants
⇒ Air Conditioners
Sales on air conditioning units are typically the best during the colder winter months while demand is low and people are thinking about buying heaters instead. Retailers need the floor space for the upcoming holiday shopping season and will be looking to get rid of their air conditioners for the year by deeply discounting them.
⇒ Patio Furniture
The same idea as above applies to patio furniture as well. Stores will be looking to clear out this year’s patio furniture to make room for more seasonally appropriate merchandise.
Since the summer months are a popular time for weddings (aka ‘wedding season’), you can take advantage of many markdowns by buying wedding supplies in October. Such supplies include decorations, invitations, wedding dresses, favors, cake toppers, and more. Whether you’re planning your own wedding or helping a friend out, you can save big by purchasing wedding supplies this month.
Also, scheduling a wedding in off-peak times (low demand seasons) can save you money. When there’s less competition for dates, you can have more negotiating power for a better rate. Thus, now might be a good time to hire a caterer or to find a venue!
- Save $1.25 on Naked Cold Pressed Juice
- Save $1.00 on any TWO Scotch-Brite Scrub Dots products
- Save $0.75 on any Sister Schubert’s Frozen Roll or Bread product
- Save $1.00 when you buy two boxes any flavor General Mills cereal: Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms
- Save $0.70 on one Pack of Airheads Xtremes Sourfuls Candy 6oz
- Save $1.00 on one package of Reynolds Kitchens Parchment Paper with SmartGrid or Cookie Baking Sheets
- Save $1.50 on TWO Jose Ole Snacks
- Save $1.50 on any Biotene product
- Save $1.00 on any Alka-Seltzer Plus Product
> Follow savings sites to find more coupons. Here are some to check out:
> Use savings apps on your smartphone. Check out these recommended apps:
Taco Bell will be giving away a FREE Doritos Locos Taco on November 1st (from 2pm to 6pm) if a player steals a base during games 1 or 2 of the MLB World Series. If the first stolen base occurs in games 3-7, America will score the free taco on November 7th (from 2pm to 6pm).
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