buying guide

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.

The 5 Best Routers

One of the biggest Internet rip-offs? Internet service providers charge you to rent their routers. Save money by getting one of these.

The 5 Best Generators

With the help of an electric generator, you can keep your home going even when the power goes out. Find out which of these top-rated generators will work best for you.

The 5 Best Electric Skillets

Whether you need extra cooking space or don't have an oven, an electric skillet can greatly improve your cooking experience.

The 5 Best Showerheads

A great showerhead can make your shower amazing and save you money. Here are our picks for the best.

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.

The 5 Best Air Purifiers

Clean air is surprisingly hard to come by, but with the help of one of these top air purifiers, you'll be sure to breathe easy in no time.

The 5 Best Gaming Headsets

A good gaming headset can take you right into the video game (well, sort of). Check these top picks for the best in audio quality, comfort, and other cool functions.

40 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $5 or Less

From toys to office supplies, choose the frugal goodies in this guide to fill those stockings with great gifts without busting your holiday budget.

The 5 Best Wine Openers

If you want to round out that gift of wine, pair it with one of these excellent, easy-to-use wine openers.

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.

The 5 Best Home Theater Projectors

For the ultimate home viewing experience, a projector is the way to go. Check out our recommendations for best buys.

The 5 Best Surround Sound Speakers

If you're saving money by watching movies at home, make your home entertainment system extraordinary with these surround sound speakers.

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.

The 5 Best Treadmills

No more excuses! Having a treadmill at home can make it a lot easier to exercise. Here are our picks for the five best.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in December

December might seem like the right time to buy anything, but that's not the case. Find out where this months deals are — and where they aren't.

12 Gift Ideas for Crafters

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

Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget

Whatever your budget and whatever the wish list, find the perfect gift here in our ultimate list of gift lists.