Shop smart this month and you'll keep more money in your wallet, perhaps to use for a summer vacation.  What are the best things to buy in July?Drag yourself away from the fireworks and picnics on the 4th and you'll score some savings at the store.  Look for big discounts this holiday weekend on summer items, like grills and summer clothing.  Yes, it's summer but the prices are getting slashed on those seasonal items, so buy them now.

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Save this month on tablets.  This should be an excellent time for Android tablet deals.  Keep an eye on Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and Staples for sales this month.

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TVs are another item you can save on in July.  Dealnews.com reports that bargain hunters can save up to 40% on 2013 TVs and even bigger savings on 2012 models.

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