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What to Buy and What to Skip in July

If you are looking to save on some purchases during the month of July, you can find plenty of bargains around Independence Day weekend and beyond. Here is what to buy and what to skip in July. 

Buy: Patriotic items

Pledge allegiance along with your favorite retailers by purchasing almost anything patriotic. You can pick up bargain-priced clothing, home goods, toys, party goods and so much more in the days and weeks after Independence Day. Of course, you will also find discounted July 4th-themed decor, which you can store for next year’s Independence Day festivities. 

Skip: Sunglasses

If you need a new pair of shades, you are best to wait a bit before springing for a new pair. Sunglasses are still retailing at full price in July, and they won’t start seeing discounts until September. For even steeper savings, pick up a new pair of shades in October. 

Buy: School and office supplies

The start of the school year may be close to two months off, but retailers are already deep into back-to-school season by the time the calendar hits July. Check out big-box stores, like Walmart, Target and Staples, for specials on supplies, like pens and pencils, paper, crayons, scissors and more. If you keep an eye out for sales through the rest of the summer, you can enjoy significant savings on all of your school and office supplies this year. 

Skip: Grills and patio furniture

Grills, patio furniture and other outdoor gear will still be retailing at full price through July. If you can wait a bit, until mid or late August, you will save a bundle on all you need to upgrade your outdoor living space.

Buy: A/C Units

A/C units will begin to drop toward the end of the month as the season passes its midpoint. If your A/C needs to be replaced, you can find a new unit at a discounted price in July. 

Make sure to take advantage of your Benefits Plus® membership to help you save even more! Once you upgrade your basic checking account to a Benefits Plus® checking with SeaComm, you will gain access to discounted gift and eGift cards, as well as a variety of savings at local retailers like Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and more. Click here to learn more or stop by your nearest SeaComm branch location to enroll, today.

For complete information, terms, conditions and exclusions please visit www.benefits-plus.org or call 866-329-7587.

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