Tag Archive: Money


Ten apps to save you money while Christmas shopping

Christmas is perhaps the best time of the year – but not for your finances. The holiday season is notoriously hard on personal budgets and every year your bank account usually takes a hard hit during the period.

To avoid all that in 2018, you’ll need to try to plan ahead and do as much bargain shopping as you can. With this in mind, we’ve gathered up ten great Android apps to help you save money while Christmas shopping.

Shopkick  [Read More…]

Let your case pull double-duty protecting your Pixel 3 and your money

Wallet cases are a great option if you want to cut down on your pocket carry. Because the Pixel 3 supports wireless charging, it’s doubtful you’ll find too many wallet case styles with the card slots on the back, but there are a growing number of folio-style wallet cases to choose from. We’d recommend the ProCase Genuine Leather Wallet Case ($ 26) but we’ve got more affordable and more premium options to choose from, too.

Always reliable ProCase Genuine Leather  [Read More…]

Thule’s huge sale will save you money on strollers, backpacks, and more

Don’t settle for less than the best, especially when you can save money on it.

Amazon has hundreds of Thule products on sale right now. Think of Thule gear as designed to carry anything you need to transport safely and easily. That includes backpacks for camping, bike racks for your car, and strollers for your children.

The Thule EnRoute Backpack is down to $ 54.95 right now instead of $ 70. You can get this same price  [Read More…]

Walmart’s new service aims to save you money on ebooks and audiobooks

Read and save in a whole new way.

You know what Amazon’s online Kindle store has been missing? True competition. The sort of competition that makes prices better for the rest of us. Well, Walmart and Rakuten are teaming up to provide exactly that with a new site featuring e-books, e-readers, and audiobooks called Walmart eBooks. This site will include a library of more than six million titles, Rakuten’s Kobo e-readers, and a subscription-based audiobooks service similar to Amazon’s  [Read More…]

How to send and request money using Google Pay

Bob still owe you for pizza last night? Send him this article.

If you’ve got an Android phone, Google Pay is the go-to app for all things mobile payments. You can use it to pay for things at stores that accept NFC, store your boarding passes and event tickets, house your gift cards, and send money to friends/family.

There are a number of apps that allow you to send and receive money from your contacts, but the  [Read More…]

How to make money fast in No Man’s Sky

Earning money in No Man’s Sky can be a grind, but a few simple steps can make it faster and easier

When you’re not out exploring the awe-inspiring worlds of No Man’s Sky, you’re likely looking for a way to make a quick buck. Nearly every upgrade in the game will cost you units unless you want to grind long hours and search for rare materials. If you just can’t wait that long to earn millions and  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile turns two, offers a $5 starter kit with 100% money back guarantee

Today Mint Mobile is turning two. In order to celebrate its anniversary, the company announced a $ 5 Starter Kit that makes it easier for people to try Mint’s services.

In case you don’t know. Mint Mobile is what’s considered a mobile virtual network operator. MVNOs operate on the infrastructure of existing networks. In the case of Mint, that network is T-Mobile.

Unlike traditional carriers, Mint Mobile does not charge by the month for its plans. Instead, it requires customers  [Read More…]

How to save money when buying an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Echo Show

You don’t have to pay full price for your next Echo device!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve heard of Amazon’s Echo devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show. Odds are that you may have even considered buying one for yourself at one point in time, but it is possible that you weren’t sold on the price tag of the device. Well, luckily there are a few ways to avoid paying full price and  [Read More…]

Send money to friends and more with the recent update to Google Pay

Google is rolling out new features to Google Pay starting with the ability to send money to your friends. This functionality existed previously in Google Wallet if you can remember back that far.

Later, it was spun off into Google Pay Send, a separate entity from Google Pay, and now Google has finally rolled it into Google Pay. It would have been better to see this at launch, but better late than never. For now, this is only available in  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime Day Tips and Tricks: Avoid bad deals and save money

Don’t make bad choices because you weren’t informed.

On big shopping days, like Amazon Prime Day, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and buy things that may not have really been a good deal. Now, if it’s a product that you actually wanted or needed, and the price was what you could afford, there’s really no such thing as a bad deal, but the risks come with impulse purchasing. With millions of deals coming and going,  [Read More…]