Have outmoded tech equipment you want to recycle? You don't have to wait for your locality to schedule special collection days. Staples offers FREE recycling of electronics at Staples stores nationwide every day. No Staples in your area? Best Buy also offers free electronics … [Read more...] about Where to recycle electronics for free
5 surprising ways your smartphone can save you money
You’ve probably accepted the fact that you can't live without your smartphone, even if it is an extra expense on top of your other bills. Of course, if you use your phone wisely, it could turn out to be a great investment. Check out these five ways your smart phone can actually help you save … [Read more...] about 5 surprising ways your smartphone can save you money
How to watch pro sports live without cable TV 2023
Have you cut the cord on cable TV, but still want to watch pro sports live? Rest assured, you have plenty of options for streaming your favorite sports online. Games are available to watch on nearly any device you own. The trick to figuring out how to watch live sports for free is subscribing to the … [Read more...] about How to watch pro sports live without cable TV 2023
Buy your own smart router and save on internet costs
While companies like Comcast, Cox, Verizon, AT&T, and CenturyLink try to lease you a modem and router combo for your internet service, you are not required to take it. Instead, you can buy your own modem and router to own your own device and avoid that monthly fee. This post … [Read more...] about Buy your own smart router and save on internet costs
How to save on internet costs by buying your own modem
When you sign up for broadband Internet service, you need a modem that converts the digital signal into something your computers, phones, TVs and other connected devices can talk to. The big cable and phone companies make it very easy for you by offering to rent you a modem to use, but you don’t … [Read more...] about How to save on internet costs by buying your own modem
How to profit from your old CD and DVD collections
Before high-speed internet and digital music and movies, it wasn't rare for people to spend thousands of dollars on a DVD and CD collection. But with today’s options for online streaming and on-demand content, the need for physical media has gone by the wayside as easier and cheaper versions of … [Read more...] about How to profit from your old CD and DVD collections
Which free cloud storage solution is best?
While few people knew the term “cloud computing” just a decade ago, the cloud has become an important part of our digital lives. Cloud services now cover important needs like email, music, photos, and other files. One of the most important uses of the cloud is personal file storage. Fortunately, you … [Read more...] about Which free cloud storage solution is best?
How to watch college football without cable (2023)
College football season is one of the most exciting in American sports. With top teams going head-to-head on the gridiron, we have an exciting season ahead! Whether you want to see the current top-ranked team claim the national championship or are cheering for an underdog, follow this updated guide … [Read more...] about How to watch college football without cable (2023)
Free movies and TV shows you can stream
You’re stuck at home and have already scrolled through all of Netflix and you don’t want to dish out the extra cash to stream more entertainment. That’s OK. You don’t need to. With just your computer, there are plenty of free sites where you can legally stream more things to watch. Take the time to … [Read more...] about Free movies and TV shows you can stream
Can a Chromebook replace your laptop?
One of the best freebies I’ve ever received from a company was a Chromebook. The CR-48 was the first Chromebook offered to the public, and I snagged mine a decade ago as part of the Chrome Notebook Pilot Program. Chromebooks have become a popular, affordable alternative to more expensive Windows and … [Read more...] about Can a Chromebook replace your laptop?
How to mail packages from home
Making the journey to mail a letter or package is not always the easiest (or most enjoyable) task, especially given the long lines and often questionable customer service. Whether you're sending a care package or lots of wedding invitations, everything can be done right from your kitchen table — … [Read more...] about How to mail packages from home
10 best shopping apps for Black Friday deals 2022
Are you getting excited about all of the Black Friday deals that are headed your way? More likely, you’re feeling overwhelmed by the constant sneak peeks, early bird deals and Black Friday email blasts flooding your inbox and mailbox this year. Don’t worry about missing out. Phone shopping … [Read more...] about 10 best shopping apps for Black Friday deals 2022
Getting TV shows you love without cable
Cutting the cord is all the rage these days, with people of all ages ditching their expensive cable TV service for online options. If you have favorite shows that you are worried about missing if you get rid of cable, look to these alternatives to fill in the gap, and save a few bucks along the … [Read more...] about Getting TV shows you love without cable
The ultimate guide to saving money by cutting cable
When was the last time you looked at your cable or satellite TV bill? When I looked at my bill a few years back, I was disgusted to be paying $70 each month to sit on the couch and zone out. Cheaper cable alternatives give you the same entertainment for a lot less money, and you may even discover … [Read more...] about The ultimate guide to saving money by cutting cable
Is it worth the cost to upgrade my cellphone now?
According to a 2021 survey from tech care company Asurion, the cellphone has taken the top spot as most essential item for Americans, overtaking their vehicle or their refrigerator — which makes sense when you consider that you can't do a group text with Uber or Lyft. So whenever a new phone model … [Read more...] about Is it worth the cost to upgrade my cellphone now?