11.08.16

The Frugal Laptop

Lately, my lust for gadgets has been going utterly crazy. In other words, I want one of those nifty netbooks. In case you’re not aware, a

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Best EMV Chip Credit Cards

Chances are you’ve noticed a transition in the credit card industry from simple magnetic strips to cards with embedded microchips. The cause of this shift?

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21 Best Small Business Apps

When you run a small business, you’re often pulled in several directions all at once. Not only are you in charge of everyday operations, but

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Tips for Getting Cheap Internet Service

Internet access has become such an important fixture in our lives that, in most American households, it’s considered a required monthly utility, along the lines of the

09.26.16

Best Home Security System for 2016

The best home security systems have a proven track record in protecting homes and their valuable contents. Unfortunately, many people don’t address home security until it’s too

08.30.16
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Fed Up With Verizon and AT&T? Try One of These Cheap Cell Phone Plans Instead

Are you starting to despise your Verizon Wireless cellphone bill? If so, you’re probably not alone. According to CBS News, the average Verizon phone bill surged

07.10.16
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Here’s How to Send Money to Someone – Quickly, Easily, and Cheaply

If you’ve ever wasted your breath on the phrase, “The check is in the mail,” now’s the time to stop: Several apps allow you to

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10 Companies That Will Pay You Just to Use the Internet

If you’d like to earn some extra pocket cash — and who wouldn’t? — the internet is a treasure trove of viable options to do

05.23.16
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Why You Should Worship Your Old Computer

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of reading Holly Johnson’s insightful post on why you should not just tolerate, but downright love

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Looking for Another Way to Make Money Online? Ask Wonder

Do you like scavenger hunts and getting to the bottom of a mystery? Are you good at Googling? Can you tell the difference between a

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Best Solar Panels for 2016

That 30 percent tax credit on solar panels that was supposed to expire this year? It’s been extended, all the way to 2019. I feel

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Cord Cutters: Why Millennials Are Saying Goodbye to Cable TV

Judging from media chatter, social media sharing, and recent award shows, many of today’s most exciting TV shows aren’t actually on TV. At least not

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A Field Guide to Facebook Yard Sale Groups

Selling stuff you don’t need is a simple way to make some extra cash, and the Internet has made it possible to skip the headache

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Rocket Mortgage: Smart Idea, Terrible Super Bowl Ad

Millennials, many of whom are burdened with huge student debt loads, have been slow to buy their first homes — holding up the housing economy to some

02.04.16

The Best Free Cloud Storage Providers

The best free cloud storage providers give you a place to park your data without opening your wallet. Instead of eating up precious disk space

12.07.15
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Direct Sales in the Age of Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugh

If you’re anything like me, your friends are selling stuff. A lot of stuff. And while we used to expect the occasional doorstep pitch for

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A-la-Carte Cable TV Is Basically Here (It’s Just Not on Cable)

When you dive into a frugal lifestyle, you can feel like a pariah for even owning a TV. “I don’t own a television” is the

11.17.15
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10 Ways Millennials Are Able to Save Money

As a ‘millennial,’ I constantly find myself on the receiving end of financial advice that’s either way over my head (tax-loss harvesting?) or seemingly impossible (how

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