If you are in the market for a new bike, check out the sales at local bicycle shops. Many bike stores have closeout sales in September. New models are arriving and they need to clear out the old ones to make room.
Lifehacker.com says this is also a good month to buy a car because dealerships want to get rid of 2012 models. Kelly Blue Book says for the best deal, shop toward the end of the month on a weekday.
According to the fashion website ShopItToMe.com, denim and other clothing and accessories are great bargains in September.
And if you're in the market for a smart phone, look for markdowns on iPhone 4 and all the accessories that go with it in mid to late September. The iPhone 5 is expected to come out later this month, and insiders say it will be slightly larger so iPhone 4 cases and extras may not be compatible.
DealNews.Com suggests consumers hold off on buying a tablet computer for now. It predicts more selection and competitive pricing when new models come out later in the fall.