Technology

Beats Music
author

Rick Broida

Why I Broke Down and Finally Subscribed to a Music Service

I hate subscriptions. Paying a monthly fee for anything feels like a rip-off to me, a money pit from which there is no escape. Granted,...

Technology

Black Friday collage
author

Rick Broida

Five Insanely Good Gadget Deals That Feel Like Black Friday

Is it Black Friday already? Let’s see, no, the calendar says Tuesday. So why the heck am I discovering┬áso many amazing deals on gadgets and...

Infographics

Holiday Shopping Infographic

Peter Miller

This Holiday Season’s Best Times to Buy

Every year the deal-hunting pros at Savings.com create a calendar with predictions about the best times to buy holiday gifts. This is an art and...

Technology

Chromecast-Fire TV Stick-Roku
author

Rick Broida

Which Stick Streams Best? The War for Your TV Heats Up

So many streaming sticks, so few HDMI ports. I’m referring, of course, to the new breed of media-streaming “boxes” that deliver Amazon Instant Video, Hulu,...

Technology

Phantom 2 Vision Plus
author

Rick Broida

The Tech Gear I’d Buy if Money Was No Object

We’ve all had dreams of winning the lottery, inheriting a fortune from some uncle we never knew existed, or finding a giant duffel bag of...

Technology

Amazon Fire TV Stick
author

Rick Broida

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is the Streaming Deal of the Year

Amazon’s Fire TV? Meh. A $99 Roku competitor that hasn’t exactly set the world on… well, you know. Amazon’s just-announced Fire TV Stick? Zowie! Ah-OOH-ga!...

Everything Else

Rottweiler Puppy Injured Paw
author

Nick von Keller

Pet Insurance Explained

People love their pets. A lot. Here in Los Angeles, for example, the spectrum runs from “My pet has its own Instagram account” to “My...

Everything Else

josh halloween video
author

Josh Androsky

Haunt Your House For $50 or Less!

Halloween is around the corner, and the scariest thing of all is how stores are jacking up prices. It seems everywhere you go, from convenience...

Technology

Video studio
author

Rick Broida

Set Up a ‘Video-Selfie’ Studio on the Cheap

Recently I was hired┬áto record some how-to videos about computer security, which made me feel good because I’ve been giving away that advice to friends...

Travel & Leisure

OATMAN, AZ - MAY 15, 2013: Historic Hotel on Route 66 in Oatman, Arizona
author

Matt Blitz

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Arizona

Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap...

Technology

Kindle Fire HD 6 Citron
author

Rick Broida

Kindle Fire HD 6 Review: Shocking Secrets of the $99 Tablet

Holding Amazon’s baby tablet, the Kindle Fire HD 6, in my hand, I’m instantly struck by this thought: The screen is just half an inch...

Food

Raw chicken
author

Whitney Teubner

How Does Your Store Bought Chicken Compare to The Competition?

Chicken is one of the healthiest and cheapest meats to eat. With a slew of recipes and cooking options available all across the internet and...

Food

Colourful Studio Shot of Funny Woman.
author

Nick von Keller

How to Make Your Favorite Halloween Candies at Home

It’s happened to all of us: 3 AM, you’re bored, you’re poor, you’re lazy, you’re hungry, and you say, “Why go out and buy a...

Everything Else

Just to buy
author

Erin Lampart

How to Get The Best Deals at the Flea Market

I’m not sure what I love more, putzin’ around a flea market on my day off, or haggling prices with vendors at the flea market....

Technology

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3
author

Rick Broida

The Best Apple News Today is Not the iPad Air 2 or Mini 3

iPads are too damn expensive. There, I said it. Oh, wait, I’ve been saying that for years. How you can justify paying $399 for an...

Everything Else

The Best Worst Halloween Candy Final

Susan

The Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Money

Halloween is the greatest. It is both scary and full of candy, two unrelated themes that somehow work perfectly together. But Halloween can get expensive...

Technology

Google-Nexus-9
author

Rick Broida

The Nexus 9 is here! The Nexus 9 is here! (Meh.)

Just a day before Apple takes the wraps off what is rumored to be a new iPad, Google trotted out some new hardware of its...

Food

Pumpkin spiced latte
author

Rye Silverman

Get Your Pumpkin Spice Fix With These Tasty Options

It is hard to believe that it was just a decade ago when Starbucks first launched the much lauded Pumpkin Spice Latte, and with it...

Travel & Leisure

Route 66
author

Matt Blitz

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – California

“The Mother Road,” “Main Street of America,” “Will Rogers Highway” – whatever you call it, Route 66 is American as it gets it. Spanning over...

Everything Else

17 Best Trick-Or-Treat Spots in Los Angeles

Susan

The 17 Best Trick-or-Treat Spots in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is objectively the best city in the world, but it’s also sprawling and full of nightmarish traffic. If you’re going to shell out...

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