buying guide

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in June

June is a great time to buy both donuts and lingerie (Happy Father's Day!). Find out why and learn what else is a good buy after the click!

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in April

If you want to spend some of your tax refund, get your money's worth by reviewing the deals in this month's What to Buy.

What to Buy, and Avoid Buying, in February

Winter rolls on, as do the rolling discounts. Read on for the stuff you can buy cheap this month — and the stuff you should hold off on.

What to Buy, and Avoid Buying, in January

Believe it or not, January is a great time to find deals on winter wear. Read on to learn what else is on sale (and what isn't) as another new year begins.

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Save You Money

Unleashing your inner chef (or barista or butcher) is one reason to buy these make it yourself kitchen gadgets. Saving money is another!

12 Fun Ways to Give Experiences Instead of Stuff

Running out of ideas for things to give? Take your giving to the fourth dimension and give your recipient the gift of time well spent.

10 Green Gifts for the Treehugger in Your Life

Reduce your carbon footprint and make someone happy with these awesome green gift ideas.

10 Great Gift Ideas for Geeky Fanboys and Fangirls

You don't have to understand your fangirl or fanboy's obsession with… whatever it is… but it sure makes it easy to find them a gift they'll cherish.

12 Gift Ideas for Crafters

What do you get for the person who makes everything? More crafting tools and supplies!

10 Cool Tool Gifts for Fixer Uppers

For the DIYer nothing brings holiday cheer as well as the right tool for the job. Find it in this collection of gifts that get 'er done.

Cheers to the Holidays: 10 Affordable Wines Perfect for the Season

Finish your holiday table right with one of these delicious — and reasonably priced — bottles of wine.

10 Holiday Gifts That You (Yes, You!) Can Make With Paper

Looking for a fun, frugal, DIY holiday gift? You can make many wonderful gifts from paper, and all you need is a little inspiration, ambition, and a few pieces of paper.

9 Gifts to Give the Neighbor You Like

If strong fences make good neighbors, what do great gifts make? Give a couple of these this holiday season and find out!

Ultimate Guide to Cash Back Shopping

You can actually earn back some of what you spend on Internet purchases. Learn more about the programs available and how to avoid common mistakes.

10 Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Techies

What can you stuff into a tech-lover’s stocking? Any of these wee gadgets!

15 Delicious Gifts You Can Bake

Holiday baking is a sweet tradition, and you'll find plenty of traditional holiday baking ideas here, plus a few new ones for some sweet holiday surprises.

20 Gift Ideas for Your Co-Workers

Bonus or no bonus, the gifts in this guide to giving to co-workers won't break your holiday budget.

20 Great Gifts for Home Cooks

The best thing about giving cool, thoughtful kitchen gifts to the avid home cook? Yeah, the delicious home cooked gifts you'll enjoy for years to come.

10 Gifts for Your Boss

You don't have to be a suckup to give your boss a nice gift. Follow a few simple rules, then choose one of these 10 great gift ideas.

15 Great DIY Gifts for Geeks

Whether your geek is into comics, Star Wars, Lego, or steampunk, you can make a cool, thoughtful gift they'll love once for being DIY and twice for being nerdcore.