Buying Retro Game Systems is a Waste of Money. Here's How to Play the Classics for Free.

Buying Retro Game Systems is a Waste of Money. Here's How to Play the Classics for Free.

Did you get excited when Nintendo released the NES Classic Mini Console? A lot of people did. It sold out immediately, and it was nearly impossible to procure anywhere due to demand. People love nostalgia, but there are two very important reasons why you shouldn't buy this, or any other retro console. 

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6 Essential Tips for Scoring Cheap MLB Tickets

6 Essential Tips for Scoring Cheap MLB Tickets

Baseball is back, and it's not just here for a cup of coffee – it'll be here for a while. From a money-saving standpoint, the greatest thing about baseball is the length of the season. With 162 games, you'll have plenty of chances throughout the year to see your favorite team.

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2017 College Basketball: How to Score Cheap Tickets, Dress the Part & Watch Free Online

2017 College Basketball: How to Score Cheap Tickets, Dress the Part & Watch Free Online

Your bracket is full, your heart is pounding in anticipation and you're ready to see your favorite teams take the hardwood. But if you're in need of new team swag, or if recently took our advice to cancel your cable, you might be a little nervous. How are you going watch it all? And where can you find cheap team apparel at the last minute?

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7 Ways to Save on a Night at the Movies

7 Ways to Save on a Night at the Movies

For a family of four, a night at the movies can cost a small fortune. In fact, I have a friend who hasn't been to the movies with her husband in years – they take turns taking one child at a time to the earliest possible matinee screenings to score a deal.

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14 Ways to Watch Movies: Your Guide to Online Video Streaming & Good Old-Fashioned Movie Rentals

14 Ways to Watch Movies: Your Guide to Online Video Streaming & Good Old-Fashioned Movie Rentals

We may have said "Hasta la vista, baby" to the late fees, overpriced rentals, and the inconvenience of video stores, but most of us are still learning how to find our way through the ever-evolving world of online video streaming.

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How to Watch the Super Bowl Online for Free!

How to Watch the Super Bowl Online for Free!

Super Bowl 51 is happening on Sunday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. EST. But if you, like many of our readers, have recently decided to cut the cable cord, you might be wondering how you're going to watch the big game live. The good news? It's going to be really, really easy. 

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15 Fun, Free Educational Apps to Keep Your Kids Learning on the Go

15 Fun, Free Educational Apps to Keep Your Kids Learning on the Go

If you've ever cued up an episode of Peppa Pig at a restaurant, then you understand that a tablet is capable of providing your child with hours of entertainment when crayons just won't cut it. And as a former student teacher, I'm asking you not to waste that time. Sure, YouTube has your back with endless videos about dinosaurs and trucks, and hopefully you've picked out some quality go-tos on Netflix or Hulu (cough My Little Pony), but if you want to avoid turning your children into screen-addicted zombies, you'll want to break up that time with some interactive learning apps.

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Move Over, Monopoly: 8 New Games to Level up Game Night on a Budget

Move Over, Monopoly: 8 New Games to Level up Game Night on a Budget

Entertainment isn’t cheap. It costs about a million dollars to see a movie in theaters here in Chicago, and that’s if you skip the popcorn. Don't want to spend a fortune taking the family out to the movies? It might be time to update the old board game collection. With just a few games of your own, you can entertain your friends and family for hours — for free! Here are some of our favorite new games that cost less than a trip to Applebee's.

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5 Unique Star Wars-Inspired Gifts for the Jedi in Your Life

5 Unique Star Wars-Inspired Gifts for the Jedi in Your Life

Rogue One hit theaters last night, and if you're the friend or family member of a certified Star Wars geek, you're probably on the hunt for some fresh new gear to pad out their stocking. But what to get the fan who has everything? 

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6 Places to Watch Your Favorite Scary Movies Online

6 Places to Watch Your Favorite Scary Movies Online

It's that time of year again. Leaves are falling, the air is crisp and cool, and creepy clowns are popping up in graveyards, threatening Facebook posts and street corners worldwide. Yup, Halloween is coming, which means it's time to bunker down, build a clown-proof fortress, and marathon all your favorite scary movies. 

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