Sometimes certain months give us the opportunity to save some cash. With some big seasonal moments or holidays, like Valentine’s Day, you can get score some smart and timely purchases.

Thanks to RetailMeNot, a list was created with the five best things to buy in February 2021. You can check it out below and see some of the best deals and steals this month has to offer. Have fun shopping smart!

Tax Prep

Even though Tax Day isn’t until mid-April, there are still many who are looking to get ahead of filing their taxes. Struggling to get through your taxes and sorting finances from 2020? Now is the time to find deals on tax software that can help you prep your finances, and even tackle your taxes yourself. Consumers can find an exclusive 35% off at H&R Block from RetailMeNot.

Food Delivery

With social distancing restrictions still in effect and restaurants in certain areas closed for indoor dining, many will opt to order in and eat at home this month – even on Valentine’s Day. Who says you can’t have a romantic dinner at home? Those who choose to do so can take advantage of special promotions and discounts. If Valentine’s Day isn’t your thing, don’t fret – the savings can be found all month long. Right now, at-home diners can find an exclusive $25 off with code RMN5OFF for new users from Postmates plus 10% cashback.


According to a recent RetailMeNot survey, most shoppers are purchasing items over experiences this Valentine’s Day. In fact, 34% of shoppers are hoping to receive flowers for Valentine’s Day this year, up from 30% in 2020. Many florists will be offering promotions and discounts to help shoppers prepare for the holiday. This year, retailers like 1800Flowers are having early promotions like order early and save 25% on an exclusive collection with code LOVEEARLY.


Pro tip: Discounts on big-ticket electronics are not strictly reserved for Black Friday. February is actually the second-cheapest time of year to buy a new TV. With the biggest football game of the year right around the corner, manufacturers will use this big-time event to highlight big savings on big-screen sets. Another reason for the markdowns is that new models will be released next month, so retailers will be looking to make room for new inventory. Shoppers in the market for a new TV should head to Best Buy where they can find over 50% off or more on electronics.

Dating Services

Now, more than ever, is a difficult time to find “the one,” but online dating services and apps are here to help and make it easy to connect virtually, safely, and affordably. The month of love brings savings to encourage singles to put themselves out there. Find deals like 25% off your subscription from and 15% off for new members at eHarmony with code HEART15.

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