30 Ways In 30 Days – Shopping Aware - Day 25

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Instead of trying to tackle all of the seasons and what is best to buy in each season, I’ll stick to one example. Gym memberships. Are you thinking of joining a gym? The best times to join a gym is in December says Howard Brodsky , chief executive of New York Health & Racquet Club. This is when everyone is starting to think of burning off all of the weight that they gained over the holidays or changing their lifestyle in the new year. During this time you will find a lot of special promotions that you may not find the rest of the year. Know your seasons when shopping for big ticket items, another example would be to buy an air-conditioning unit in the dead of winter off Craigslist, versus the dead of summer…

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/26/health/26patient.html?_r=2&ref=health&