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Where to Find Free or Cheap Yoga Classes

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise, but yoga classes have a reputation for costing an arm and a leg, especially at the trendiest yoga studios. […]

10 Father’s Day Gifts Dads Actually Want for Under $100

When I was a kid, shopping for Father's day was very hard. What do you get a man who has everything, wants nothing, and never wears a tie? Oh, the agony. But nowadays, it's much easier to surprise dad with a gift he'll not only like but also enjoy. […]

Best Money Tips: Make More Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make more money, how to use and accrue frequent flyer miles, and steps to find a summer job. Top 5 Articles 35 Ways to Make More Money — Make more money by providing pet care services to people. […]

Could the Chromebook Crush Windows?

It isn’t until your laptop temporarily becomes a useless brick than you begin to take a step back and look at how technology works. If you’ve ever found your PC or iMac not working because you needed to reinstall the operating system, perhaps the concept of planned obsolescence has crept into your head. […]

How I Still Make Money with eBay

In the glory days of eBay, the marketplace was ripe for amazing profits. Grandma’s hand-knitted doilies sold for $10 each, vintage puzzles with two pieces missing sold for $25. Buyers were drunk on a heady concoction of new technology mixed with dot-com incomes and childhood nostalgia. Those days are gone. […]

Why You Should Buy a Desktop Computer

My first laptop, purchased back in 1997, was a 12-pound gray Toshiba that took approximately eight minutes to fully boot and froze constantly. It had something like 256MB of RAM, which was considered a great deal of RAM at the time. I believe it cost a little under $1,800 (which, in today's money, is like $6 million). […]

5 Travel Bag Solutions for the Digital Nomad and Business Traveler

Finding the right travel bag is challenging under any circumstances. But as a digital nomad and semi-frequent business traveler, I’ve found it extra challenging. Factor in my need to carry specialized camera equipment and a 17-inch laptop, and perhaps you’ll begin to see why this quest has sent me nearly over the edge. […]

Free Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Although the origins of Father's Day are unclear, several stories point to Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, as the unofficial founder. Dodd organized the holiday to honor fathers like her own, William Smart, who was a Civil War veteran. The holiday was unofficially celebrated around the nation until 1966, when President Lyndon B. […]

How to Buy a BBQ Grill

This is a guest buying guide written by the editors of Cheapism.com. For many Americans, a summer night just isn’t complete without a nice cut of meat sizzling on the grill. Grillers spend thousands on models made entirely of stainless steel or built into customized outdoor kitchens. […]