8 Best Things to Buy in August

As we march into August, catchphrases such as "back to school" and "fall frenzy" hit parents and fashionistas. August is also when people start thinking about some big holidays -- Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's -- and, as such, consumerism starts to pick up speed. The best things to buy in August:

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August 08 2014 at 9:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

This month avocados and stone fruits are in season.
You can usually find a deal on heaters because stores can't give them away in August.

August 03 2014 at 5:38 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

There were 8 things to buy in August, then nine, then seven but back to eight so where are the others? Is the seventh a class in organization of the mind?

August 02 2014 at 8:48 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Great article! If you are sheep

A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude.”
― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

August 01 2014 at 8:05 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

hello how are you

August 01 2014 at 7:00 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

don't buy anything n starve this country to death until we remove this muslim clown out of our white house in handcuffs in 2014 , n deport him along with all his illegal immigrants he let "BREAK" into America , n put a stop to his obstruction, sabotaging n holding all americans hostage, n his record unemployment n his record foreclosures for the last 5 plus years now ~~USA !~"USA !~"USA !~"USA !

August 01 2014 at 2:53 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
5 replies to korrectionelecshun's comment

Ah, let's see. Groceries, gas for the car, perhaps a bit more insurance against the unexpected? Why do we need to go out and "buy more stuff"?

August 01 2014 at 11:08 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to jpfmtka's comment

To stimulate the economy and to be happy. Happiness is stuff. This is the American way.

Buy T-shirts with stupid sayings on them and go into debt for the real things that count: food, water and shelter

August 01 2014 at 8:07 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to weilunion's comment
welcome eric

People have no money to buy things to stimulate the economy. Rent/mortgages,utilities,debts,food,gasoline all keep rising while wages remain nearly stagnant.

August 02 2014 at 12:22 AM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down