With Memorial Day right around the corner, May is a great month to find a lot of deals. Hit the stores early in May for sales on spring clothing, as retailers are trying to make more room for summer clothing. You can still find good prices on small kitchen appliances and May is also a great time to invest in home goods, like refrigerators and new carpeting. Here are the five categories of what to buy in May on discount.\r\nMay 4th is Star Wars Day\r\nMay 4th is Star Wars Day \u2013 no joke. So if you are a major Star Wars fan, early May is a great time to find deals on discounted Star Wars merchandise, like movies or action figures.\r\nDeals on Spring Clothing\r\nMemorial Day spring clothing shopping deals start in early May. You don\u2019t have to wait until right before the holiday to find good prices on spring and even summer clothing. I\u2019ve noticed a lot of retailers are trying to clear out their early spring inventory with 50-60% off of the retail price. Spend some time checking out online deals first, as you can often find additional coupons. I share more online shopping tips here.\r\nRefrigerators and KitchenAid Mixers on Sale\r\nJust like in April, many small appliances are still on sale in May. You can also score major deals on refrigerators, besides just small kitchen appliances. According to this video, KitchenAid mixers are on sale in May, which is a rare find. \u00a0Generally, most large appliances go on sale later in the year, but May is a great time to buy refrigerators, as the new models are on their way.\r\nMattresses are up to 50% off\r\nNew mattresses come out throughout the year, but May tends to be a good month to find good prices.\u00a0 Lifehacker said there is generally a decent price drop on mattresses in May, up to 50% off!\r\nBuy Carpet in May\r\nIf you need to replace your home carpet, May is the month to do it. According to NBC, May 15 \u2013 June 10 is the best time to find great prices on carpeting.\r\n\r\nDid I miss anything? What other things have you seen on sale in May?