Buying Guides

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!

The 5 Best Food Choppers

When a full-sized processor seems like overkill, you can count on a food chopper to get the job done. These picks balance price and function for a cutting-edge kitchen tool.

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.

The 5 Best LED Monitors

An extra monitor can make everything from work to looking at photos easier (and it's a great way to get more out of a laptop, too). Here are our picks for the 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.

15 Cheap, Clever, and Attractive Ways to Save on Gift Wrapping Paper

Save some money on gift wrapping supplies this year by looking beyond the store gift wrap display and dressing your gifts in something out of the ordinary.

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.

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.

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The 5 Best Checkpoint-Friendly Laptop Bags

Hate having to take out your laptop when going through airport security? You won't need to anymore if you use these checkpoint-friendly laptop bags.

The 5 Best Photo Printers

While there are many ways to print photos, a home photo printer is still the most convenient, especially if it's one of these top picks.

The 5 Best AAA Batteries

Got a lot of electronics that run on AAA batteries? Our top 5 picks will give you long-lasting power for your gadgets without breaking the bank.

The 5 Best Swiss Army Knives

Need a handy tool set that can fit right in your pocket? These 5 superb Swiss Army Knives will ensure that you're prepared for anything.

The 5 Best Counterop Burners

Stovetop cramped and you need an extra burner? These five excellent countertop burners can give you the cooking freedom you've been yearning for.

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headphones

If you're looking for headphones that sound good and don't leave you tethered to a device, choose one of these great pairs.

The 8 Best Places to Find Deals at the Mall

The mall isn't always a money-waster — you'll find the best deals on everything from shoes to kitchen goods at these stores.

The 5 Best Camcorders

Yeah, many of us have cameras on our phones. But to really capture life's memories, you just can't beat a camcorder. Here are our picks for the five best.

The 5 Best Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones allow you freedom of movement with increasingly excellent sound quality. Here are our picks for the five best pairs.

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headsets

If you spend a lot of time on your phone, a bluetooth headset is a must-have tool. Here are our picks for the five best.

The 5 Best Mattresses

Your mattress can affect how you sleep — and how you sleep can affect almost everything else in your life. Rest easy with one of these great mattresses.

The 5 Best Paper Shredders

A paper shredder can help you protect your valuable personal information from identity thieves. Here are our picks for the top five.

The 5 Best Chainsaws

Whether you need to trim a tree or cut up firewood, a chainsaw can help you make short work of it. Here are our picks for the five best.

The 5 Best Mops

Cleaning floors can be a pain — make it easy with one of these great mops.

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.

The 5 Best Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

These bulbs can save you serious cash — and they'll all last 20+ years.

The 5 Best All-Purpose Cleaners

You don't need to buy separate products to clean your windows, tabletops, and counters. Save money and space with one of these top all-purpose cleaners.