The annual turkey celebration has passed, as well as the consumerist fever dream that is Black Friday. You've managed to make it through the weekend without being trampled to death by your fellow citizens, and maybe even managed to snag ...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for college basketball fans. As March Madness ascends, we find ourselves obsessed with watching brackets and waging bets on the likely champs. But what about the actual games themselves? If you’ve been ...
Think Black Friday is the best time to buy a TV? Think again! While there are deals to be had the day after Thanksgiving, you will likely regret the purchase a few months later because, as the saying goes, you get what you pay for. The Black Friday sales typically feature low-grade TVs for under $100. If all you’re looking for is a basic TV, then this might be perfect for you. But if you value picture quality and name brands, you should wait until late January – right before the Super Bowl.
I have to admit that working out is not my favorite thing. I want it to be. I’d love to be one of those people who enjoys their daily five mile run. Even though I grew up playing sports, I always hated actually working out. Basketball was fun, it gave me a reason for running up and down the court. I need some sort of motivating factor, and luckily there’s plenty of apps for that!
Some people just love to join the chaotic crowds snatching up bargains on Black Friday. Others prefer to avoid such madness, but this doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the deals. If you can stand to wait a ...
The most wonderful day of the year is almost here. Get ready all you shoppers, as Black Friday is right around the corner!
Do you plan to hang out in your jammies and shop from the comfort of your own couch? Or are you going to brave the crowds and see where the deals lead you? There are pluses and minuses to both strategies, so let’s take a look at the options to see what might be the best choice for your shopping needs.
Music. It gets the blood pumping, feet dancing and heart singing. As a group fitness instructor, I am always striving to keep my music contemporary fresh and fun. That means that I need to be constantly buying new music. But, at over a dollar per song, that can quickly add up to a hefty bill.
Recently I found some great sources for fun (and FREE!) music that you can download to your mobile device or laptop. Here are some of my favorites!
Want to know a little secret about the best way to save money on your new iPhone? Protect it from day one! A bigger screen means more glass, and you’ll need to be prepared for the everyday bumps and bruises. Don’t be that very first guy who got his iPhone in Perth, Australia and immediately dropped it on the sidewalk. Or the people that are finding out that their new phone can actually bend in their pocket! Check out these cases that will help you protect your new phone and save you from costly repairs.
Some household appliances and gadgets use electricity even when they are not on. Last month we talked about six ways to save money on your water bill. Another bill that comes rolling in every month is your electricity bill. Being aware of your energy consumption can save you money all through the year. Here are some tips to help you out.
You might be familiar with the signs that your computer’s end is near. Perhaps you have experienced the blue screen of death or it’s taking longer to load webpages and download emails. Maybe you’re still operating on Windows 97. If any of these situations apply to you, then it’s time to buy a new computer. But with prices ranging from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, how do you get what you want without overspending? Here are some tips for saving money on your next computer purchase.
When it comes to deciding whether or not to purchase the latest and greatest video game console, like the new Xbox One or PS4, people are 'humming and hahing' about the purchase since the cost of a console hovers around the $500 mark. Yes, that is a decent amount of money to shell out in one swipe for gaming. But, buyer beware, buying the console is just one of the many things you'll need to get started and over time. There's a price to play. Here are some extra costs you should expect, so you're not surprised when you go to play your new console.