As we head into graduation season, it's time for students who are headed off to college in the fall to start looking for the right laptop to take with them. But this can be tricky. There are a lot of variables to consider when laptop shopping, especially if you want to get the best specs for the lowest price.
I canceled my cable two years ago, and it saves me about $44 per month. Here's what it's been like so far.
The first iPhone came out in early 2007, and ever since, the annual race to upgrade your phone to the newest model has been on. But let's face it – that gets expensive. With today's launch of the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8, you might be feeling the upgrade itch. So how can you get that new phone without breaking the bank? Trade-ins!
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.
The next big smart phone from Samsung is the Galaxy S8 and its larger brother, the S8+. Both offer some great new features, including better screen resolutions, a voice-controlled virtual assistant named Bixby, curved edges, and 64GB expandable storage> Additionally, the S8 will be one of the first smart phones to have the home button appear onscreen rather than physically at the bottom.
Smart homes are one of the hottest trends in tech right now, but the products you need to create your own can get pricy.
Shopping online is convenient, easy and fun. But as with all good things, there's dark side to the world of online commerce. Whether you know it or not, your favorite sites are probably using pricing algorithms that change the cost of an item based on things like your browser history and your location.
We all come to this crossroads eventually: Should we save money in the moment by spending less upfront on an item we'll probably have to replace, or invest in something that will stand the test of time?
Education is valuable, but does it have to be so expensive? According to the National Center of Education Statistics, the average two-year degree costs about $9,586 at a public institution, and four-year programs at public institutions averaged $18,632 for the 2014-2015 school year. That’s a lot of money, and it’s easy to understand why many are hesitant to take out student loans to cover the cost.
Oh say can you see, in malls and online, the star-spangled signs for Presidents' Day sales? Most major retailers would have you believe that the sales this weekend are too big to miss, but that's not entirely true.