Lifehacker had a great email yesterday entitled The Best Times to Buy Anything in 2011.
Well-researched and totally tweaked by crowdsourcing this information, this post defines the most optimal times to purchase specific items throughout the year based on varying criteria.
My favorite? I’ll look to buy a car in September, an off-color car in December, and as one commenter suggested, try buying a car on Super Bowl Sunday — the salespeople are distracted and open to low ball offers.
The Best Times to Buy Anything in 2011 (Lifehacker)
More sources for well-timed buying (Lifehacker)