According to LifeHacker.com, here are the best things to buy in August:
1) Old Computers - Because computer companies are ramping up to release new models, they're more likely to be trying to blow out their older models at lower prices.
2) Laptops - Big stores drop the prices on laptops with their back-to-school deals.
3)Kid's Clothing - Kids clothes are also a smart by because of back-to-school specials.
4) Linens and Storage Containers - These items (among others) are aimed at college kids getting ready for dorm life.
5) Barbecue Grills - They went on sale around Memorial Day at July 4th, but you're likely to find good deals in August as places try to unload them before the summer's end.