8 Best Things to Buy in August

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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
alfredschrader

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
zenseller

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
weilunion

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
wallstreet50

hello how are you

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

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
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jpfmtka

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
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weilunion

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
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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