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You’ll find bargains galore with the best Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals

Good deals are easy to come by, but finding great deals is a different story. Until July 12, Amazon is offering a ton of screaming deals for Prime members. Here are our favorite deals leading up to Amazon Prime Day. More>>

Save up to $700 with the best smartphone deals for May 2018

This is the perfect time to score a new smartphone and save some cash. We've rounded up the best smartphone deals available right now -- carrier devices as well as unlocked phones -- that can save you as much as $700. More>>

Here’s how to get the most out of your Amazon Prime subscription

In light of the recent price increase for Amazon Prime, you may as well squeeze as much as you can out of it. Here's a quick rundown of everything you have access to with a Prime membership. More>>

The best electric skateboards

Thanks for Kickstarter and Indiegogo, electric skateboards are carving a bigger niche than you might think. Whether you're into speed, mileage, or something a bit more stylish, here are the best electric skateboards on the... More>>

The best vaporizers for flower and concentrates

Why combust dead plant matter when you could vaporize the good stuff and leave the leaves behind? Here's a rundown of the best vaporizers money can buy, no matter what your style is. More>>

The best gaming laptops

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. For those of us who prefer a more mobile experience, here are the best gaming laptops on the market, ranging from budget machines to maxed-out,... More>>

The best MacBook

Apple's lineup of MacBooks has started to swell, leaving fans a bit confused about which laptop they should buy. Now that Apple has refreshed some models with 8th-gen processors, we compare all the options to see which is... More>>

Check out 30 of the best iPhone games you need to be playing

The iPhone has some of our favorite games available for any mobile platform. Here are the best iPhone games for every big-name genre, whether you're into puzzles, strategy, or something else entirely. More>>

The best laptops

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra... More>>

Americans' financial regrets

Financial regrets can have longer-lasting consequences and, according to a recent survey, 76% of Americans have some form of financial regret

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Tricks of the trade: How to get free stuff on Amazon

So what could be better than an awesome discount? Free stuff, of course. Amazon may be the largest online retailer, but that doesn't mean there aren't few freebies to be had -- you just need to know where to look. More>>

Save hundreds with the best MacBook deals for May 2018

If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make your work a little easier: We hunted down the best up-to-date MacBook deals available online right now from various retailers. More>>

Wish you could fly? Here are the best drones on the market right now

To help you navigate the increasingly large and ever-changing landscape of consumer UAVs, here's a no-nonsense rundown of the best drones you can buy right now More>>

The best blackout curtains to help you beat bright sunlight (and the heat)

Whether you're a fussy sleeper, work odd hours, or are just sensitive to light, a set of blackout curtains can help. Along with allowing you to rest and relax better, light-blocking curtains can insulate your home, saving... More>>

The best walkie-talkies

Walkie-talkies remain one of the best methods for communicating in the backcountry, offering solid battery life, good range, and reliable technology built for use in the outdoors. Here are the best walkie-talkies available. More>>

Check out our list of the best iPhone deals for May 2018

Apple devices can get expensive, but if you just can't live without iOS, don't despair: We've curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPhone deals available for April 2018. More>>

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Here’s everything you need to know

Amazon will soon be launching its fourth-annual Prime Day, offering Amazon Prime users deals on hundreds of items. We've got the full scoop on what you should expect from Amazon Prime Day 2018. More>>

The best portable chargers for quickly juicing your devices

Battery life still tops the polls when it comes to smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Here are our picks of the best portable chargers. More>>

Don't let a credit dispute blow your mortgage

"Always check your credit report for errors, and dispute any errors as soon as possible." We normally give this advice, but there are a few exceptions to this rule – including when you are preparing to apply for a mortgage

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The best gaming phones

Which phones are the best if all you want to do is play some mobile games? We've done the hard work and put together a list of the best gaming phones on Android and iOS, so you can keep playing and winning. More>>

Need a new tablet? Check out the best iPad deals for May 2018

In the wide world of tablets, Apple is still the king. If you're on team Apple and just can't live without iOS, we've curated an up-to-date list of all of the best iPad deals currently available for May 2018. More>>

The best Ethernet cables

While our world may be transitioning to wireless connectivity, Ethernet connections are still faster and less prone to lag times than traditional Wi-Fi networks. Here are five of the best Ethernet cables you can buy. More>>

7 questions to ask yourself to choose where to retire

Do you plan to relocate when you retire? If so, where would you like to go?

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The best iPhone apps available right now (May 2018)

The iPhone is the most popular smartphone in the world, and we want to bring out the best in yours. Behold our comprehensive list of the best iPhone apps, from time-saving productivity tools to fun apps you won’t be able... More>>

The best point-and-shoot cameras you can buy

If your smartphone camera just isn't giving you the results you're looking for, maybe it's time to step up your game. The latest and greatest point-and-shoot cameras offer large sensors, tough bodies, and long lenses -... More>>

The best QWERTY phones

Think QWERTY phones are dead and gone? Think again. We've found a few different devices you can buy today, and each has its own physical keyboard. Here's a list of our current favorites. More>>

Less than 1 in 3 parents teach their kids about credit scores

Your kids are growing up fast. Soon, it will be time to have ... the talk. No, not that one. We're referring to the talk about responsible use of credit.

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Ridin’ nerdy: 15 drool-worthy car gadgets for your summertime road trip

Summer is here, and so is road trip season. There are hundreds of gizmos to help us stay safe and enhance our long car rides ahead. From a reliable backup camera to self-powered jump starter. Here are 15 of our favorites... More>>

The best sports cars you can buy

It’s never been a better time to be a car enthusiast. Modern sports cars are powerful, yet manageable. Here are the five best sports cars you can buy today to suit your interests and price range. More>>

The best electric bikes

A capable electric bike is perfect for a daily commute or trek along the trailhead, with some models offering pedal assistance and a long-range battery. With that said, here are the best electric bikes on the market. More>>

1 In 3 use credit cards simply for rewards

Do you consider a rewards program as an integral part of your credit card choice? According to a new study by finder.com, close to one-third of Americans use credit cards just to get the associated rewards.

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The best mosquito repellent products to keep pesky biting bugs at bay

Summer is officially on, and while warm weather is great for heading outdoors, it's also the season for mosquitoes. We've picked out eight of the best mosquito repellent products, from sprays to zappers, to help you keep... More>>

Getting down to the nitty gritty: the best vacuums you can buy

Our expert reviewers took some vacuum cleaners for a spin to see which worked best. Whether you're looking for a traditional upright, stick, or robot vacuum, check out our picks for the best vacuums on the market. More>>

The best Chromebooks

We've compiled a list of the best Chromebooks -- laptops that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run Google's lightweight Chrome OS. From Samsung to Acer, these are the... More>>

Renters' top 8 biggest concerns about buying a home

Homeownership remains a goal for most Americans. However, a recent report shows eight concerns renters have regarding that goal

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Looking for a good read? Here are the best, most eye-opening books about tech

Sometimes it's sensible to put down the gadgets and pick up a good old-fashioned book -- to read about the latest gadgets, of course. Here are the tech books you need to check out. More>>

These 30 Amazon Coupons can help you save on the things you need

Did you know there are thousands of Amazon Coupons and promo codes that you can take advantage of? We found coupons for everything from tech to everyday products. Find out what savings you've been missing out on. More>>

These Raspberry Pi 3 bundles will cover everyone, from coders to gamers

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a low-budget computing platform capable of doing just about anything. We rounded up a handful of the best Raspberry Pi 3 bundles to get you started on a variety of DIY projects. More>>

Summer jobs and income taxes

Welcome, students, to income taxes and how they affect the working world that you have joined

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The best phones for kids

Keeping track of your children is tough, but finding the right smartphone for them may be even tougher. Check out our selection of the best cell phones for kids, so you can find the right device for your child. More>>

10 Best protective iPhone cases

If you’re going off-road or work outdoors, it could be a good idea to invest in a tough case. These are our picks of the best protective iPhone cases for all iterations of the iPhone, from the iPhone SE to the X. More>>

Not paying credit cards – a timeline to avoid

Here's what happens when you start missing credit card payments

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30 Of the best iPhone 7 cases

The iPhone 7 might be attractive, but it’s not rugged. To keep your device in pristine condition, you really need to think about proper protection. That's why we've rounded up some of the best iPhone 7 cases and covers... More>>

The best waterproof iPhone 7 cases

The iPhone 7 might be water-resistant, but it's not waterproof. Thankfully, these waterproof iPhone 7 cases provide some additional protection -- and style -- thus ensuring it can withstand more than a mere splash. More>>

The 20 best Google Pixel cases

The aluminum-and-glass design of Google's Pixel looks classy, but it’s a combination that’s slippery and easy to damage. Thankfully, we've rounded up the best Google Pixel cases to add style and protection. More>>

Raise your credit score, and pay less for insurance

A poor credit score makes your financial life difficult in a number of ways

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The best wireless keyboards

Want to do more with your tablet than surf the web and watch videos? If so, you need a Bluetooth keyboard. These are the best wireless keyboards you can buy right now, whatever your preference. More>>

Here are the 5 best Fourth of July sales you won’t want to miss

The Fourth is a time for family, friends, fireworks, and frightening low prices. If you're looking to save on tech, outdoor gear, clothing, or appliances this summer, these Fourth of July sales are some of the best you... More>>

Fourth of July sale: Take $300 off the HP Envy x360 2-in-1 convertible laptop

As part of its ongoing Fourth of July sale, HP is slashing prices on their inventory of desktop and laptop computers. Through Wednesday, July 4, you can take $300 off the excellent HP Envy x360, letting you score this... More>>

The 20 best drawing apps for the iPad Pro

The best drawing apps for the iPad Pro turn Apple's robust tablet into a canvas worthy of a true artist. Here are 20 of our current favorites, whether you're looking to keep things simple or take your art to the next level. More>>

Most Americans don't have a financial plan, but should

Do you have a financial plan? A real, written plan with goals, targets, and timelines, not just "I plan to stay out of debt this year"? If you have no such plan, you have plenty of company

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The best Moto E5 Play cases

If you're looking for a solid phone on the cheap, then the Moto E5 Play is probably the phone to go for. Make sure you protect it with one of the best Moto E5 Play cases that you can buy right now. More>>

From DSLR to mirrorless and compact, here’s how to choose a camera

Looking to buy a new camera? Our comprehensive camera guide for 2016 has answers to any camera or photography questions you might ask, whether in regards to pricing, image quality, or weatherproofing. More>>

The best BlackBerry Key2 cases

If nothing but a real keyboard will do, then you'll be excited about BlackBerry's return to form with the latest Key2. You'll want to keep your shiny new phone safe with the best BlackBerry Key2 cases. More>>

Save $200 on Sony’s eye-catching, crystal-clear Glass Sound Speaker

Despite looking like a piece of modern art, this gorgeous lantern-like piece of tech is actually a 360-degree speaker. You can pick it up on Amazon right now for $200 off for a limited time and bask in the crystal clear... More>>

The best hiking backpacks

If you don't want to jump into full-on backpacking but enjoy getting out into nature, day hiking may be much your speed. There's a low barrier to entry and minimal equipment is needed -- highlighted by a proper hiking... More>>

The best backpacking sleeping bags

Whether you're a cold sleeper, desire a bag with heaps of features, or consider yourself an ultralight backpacker who will settle for half a bag, here are our picks for the best backpacking sleeping bags currently... More>>

The best OnePlus 6 cases to protect that all-glass body

If you’ve bought the bargain OnePlus 6, then you need to protect that stunning edge-to-edge display and all-glass body from falls and collisions. We’ve rounded up the best OnePlus 6 cases for inspection, so take your pick. More>>

More taxes on online purchases

Americans will soon be paying up to $33 billion more each year for online purchases

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Your low credit score could cost you $21,000

How much does your credit score affect your mortgage rates? A recent study by Zillow reveals some shocking information

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The best Android podcast apps

There are thousands of amazing podcasts available on demand. All you need is a smartphone, a pair of headphones, and good podcast app. Here are our picks for the best podcast apps for Android. More>>

The best rugged phones

Sometimes a case isn’t enough for people who need to protect their phone from rain, dust, and the occasional fall. Fortunately, the best rugged phones can handle anything you throw their way. More>>

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases

The Samsung Galaxy S9 sports the same curved design and Infinity display as the S8, so you'll want to get a case to protect it. Here are our top picks for the best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases so far. More>>

Fill your IRA with low-cost index funds

Does your IRA or 401(k) contain mostly actively managed funds or index funds? Do you know the difference between those two funds? Do you even know what's in your IRA or 401(k) at all?

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BlackBerry Key2 vs. OnePlus 6: Which fan-favorite will win?

After months of speculation, the BlackBerry Key2 has finally been unveiled. While improves upon last year's KeyOne, how does it stand up to the newly released (and less expensive) OnePlus 6? We put the two to the test to... More>>

BlackBerry Key2 vs. Galaxy S9 Plus vs. Galaxy S9: Can a physical keyboard trump top devices?

If you just can't replace that real feedback from hitting a physical key, then BlackBerry's new Key2 probably has you very excited. But does the Key2 have what it takes to hang with the biggest boys on the block? More>>

How to buy a Wi-Fi router

In the market for a new router? There are a lot of choices to make! Our guide will go through all the important router considerations, what those numbers and standards mean, and what features you really need. More>>

The best stylus for note-takers and artists

The stylus is currently undergoing a resurgence, namely due to the popularity of tablets. Here are some of the best stylus models for doodlers and note-takers alike, from the Adonit Pixel to the Apple Pencil. More>>

The 18 best iPhone docks

The right iPhone dock does more than just hold your phone. If you’re looking for the perfect dock for your bedroom, or one to sit discretely on your office desk, there’s a good chance you’ll find it here. More>>

Seniors and affordable transportation

Affordable transportation is often a concern for senior citizens

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25 Genius inventions you don’t need, but will probably want

In a world of convenience and innovation, there are bound to be a few inventions that toe the line between genius and stupidity -- and these Amazon products do just that. You're bound to find something you can't live with... More>>

Get $35 off the amazing new Amazon Fire TV Cube with trade-in

If you currently have a Roku, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast streaming device, you may be eligible to get $35 off an Amazon Fire TV Cube with trade-in. Find out why we gave it a perfect 10 out of 10. More>>

BlackBerry Key2 vs. BlackBerry KeyOne: A stunning successor

The BlackBerry Key2 -- a successor to last year's BlackBerry KeyOne -- is here. It has a physical keyboard that's far more easier to use, with an all new button. How does it stack up against its predecessor? We put them... More>>

The best iPhone X battery cases to keep your $1,000 device protected

We've all been there: It's a long day away from the charger and you want to listen to more tunes, take more pictures, and post more on Twitter. Never fear, because the best iPhone X battery cases are here! More>>

Most of us don't know our credit card APR

Are you getting the best deal on your credit cards? If you regularly carry a balance, a new survey from CreditCards.com suggests there's almost a 50/50 chance you don't know how good your deal is

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The best smart wallets

The wallets of today will not only ensure that you have a convenient place to store your money, but also that you won't lose said money, or have it stolen. These are our picks for the best smart wallets. More>>

Take to the skies with the best drones under $500

Want to get in on all this hot drone action, but don't want to spend half a paycheck to make it happen? There are actually lots of feature-packed budget options. Check out this list of the best drones under $500. More>>

Here’s how you can buy the new LG G7 ThinQ smartphone

After months of rumors and anticipation, LG announced its next flagship smartphone. The LG G7 ThinQ offers an impressive list of specs, a dual-camera array with wide-angle lens, and even a boombox mode. Here's how to buy... More>>

First-time homebuyers setting records

Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market – including finding an affordable home

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The best camping stoves

Whether you’re driving to a big group campsite to join friends, or trekking into the woods alone to spend days off-the-grid, you need a way to reliably cook meals and keep yourself fed. Here is a list of the best camping... More>>

Why check your credit report and credit score? Why wouldn't you?

Your credit report and credit score act as warning signs for your financial health. Ignore them at your own risk.

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The best family cars of 2018

The perfect family car should exude value, without sacrificing practicality. Thankfully, there are a host of family cars that do just that, including a three-row SUV and one of the best stations wagons ever built. More>>

The best sport trackers

Fitness trackers are fairly straightforward for running or working out at the gym, but what about tracking specific sports? Here are the best sports trackers, for accurately tracking each activity's unique motions and... More>>

5 ways to have your student loans forgiven

Does your student loan situation look hopeless? Don't give up hope yet.

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Play nice and play safe with the best Moto Z3 Play cases

The Motorola Moto Z3 Play is a fantastic midrange smartphone, but it's not going to last long if it slips out of your grip. That's why we've rounded up some of the best Moto Z3 Play cases to keep your phone safe. More>>

Moto Z3 Play vs. Honor View 10: Which midrange phone should be in your pocket?

The Moto Z3 Play is packed with a great battery life, good specs, and more Moto Mods than you can shake a stick at. But Honor's View 10 is mighty too, with flagship-level specs and an amazing camera. Can the Z3 Play win? More>>

Here are the best (and least likely to explode) hoverboards you can buy

With widespread reports of cheap, knock-off Chinese hoverboards exploding, these self-balancing scooters may be getting a rough reputation. They're not all bad, though. Ride in style with our picks for the best -- and... More>>

The best iPhone accessories to get even more out of your device

No matter what you're looking for, there's sure to be the perfect accessory crafted just for your iPhone. From wireless charging pads to drones, we've created a carefully curated list of our favorite iPhone accessories. More>>

The best backpacking stoves

Be it a week-long expedition in the backcountry or a month spent in the mountains, a proper cooking stove is essential. Here are our picks of the absolute best backpacking stoves currently on the market. More>>

The best mountain bikes under $500

The best mountain bikes under $500 pair functionality with affordability. Here are some of our favorite models currently on the market, whether you're a fan of lofty suspension or prefer something more rigid. More>>

The best hiking boots

Hiking boots come in all shapes and sizes, allowing for a wide variety of activities and weather. To help sort through the abundance of available options, we've rounded up the best hiking boots to appease both the... More>>

Best travel trailers

Whether you're looking to sell your house and pursue full-time off-the-grid living or you're a weekend adventurer in search of a luxury travel companion on wheels, a proper travel trailer can transform anyone into a... More>>

The best backpacking backpacks

Whether you're headed on an overnighter or a month-long trip, you're going to want your pack to be comfortable, durable, and big enough to carry your load. To help navigate the crowded market, these are the best... More>>

Income share agreements

While the job market has improved for recent graduates, many are struggling with excessive debt

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The best hiking gear for dogs

When packing for any kind of excursion or adventure in the great outdoors, don't forget your canine companions -- or any of their gear. Properly equip your dog for the trail with this list of must-have hiking gear for dogs... More>>

Motorcycle buying guide: What to know before buying your first bike

Riding a motorcycle can be one of life's greatest joys -- assuming you know what you're doing. If you're not sure where to begin, our motorcycle buying guide can help you get in the saddle ASAP. More>>

The best backpacking tents

Whether you're headed out for the weekend or a thru-hike, these are the best backpacking tents you can buy. A proper backpacking tent allows you to stay comfortable and cozy on beautiful days or when the forces of nature... More>>

Home prices outpace pay increases

Affordable housing? What affordable housing?

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Learn something new, from coding to marketing, with these free online courses

If you're yearning to learn but don't feel like going thousands of dollars into debt, check out Udemy's free and discounted courses available now. Don't miss out on your chance to learn. More>>

The best camping chairs

After hiking, swimming, and playing outside all day, you want to slide into the comfiest camp chair you can find. Yet picking one out can be a tricky process will all the styles flooding the market. To help you out, we’ve... More>>

Totally tiny and cool: 18 portable tech gadgets you’ll want to use every day

If you're looking for some portable tech to keep you charged up and plugged in while you're on the go, we've rounded up our favorite must-have tech gadgets currently available from Amazon and ThinkGeek. More>>

The best coolers

A cooler is a handy item to have around the house. From lightweight softpacks to heavily insulated models, there are so many options to choose from. To help narrow down which cooler is best for you and your adventures,... More>>

Best buys for Father's Day

Father's Day is coming up on June 17th. What can you get Dad to celebrate his special day without loading up the credit cards?

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The top 10 budget-friendly GoPro alternatives that won’t leave you broke

Warm weather is here to stay, and a good action cam is the perfect way to record all of your outdoor adventures. Check out these GoPro alternatives, including some 4K-capable cameras, that won’t leave you broke More>>

4 out of 5 young borrowers blame student loan debt for not owning a home

A student loan can be your best friend or your worst nightmare

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The best ebook reader you can buy, no matter your budget

If you're a bookworm, an ebook reader can be an important part of your life, one that allows you to read your books whenever and wherever you like. But which should you get? Here are the five best ebook readers available. More>>

Here are the best waterproof phones you can buy right now

Whether you're looking for a phone you can use in the bath, or you just want that extra peace of mind, waterproof phones are here and they're amazing. Check out our selection of the best ones you can buy. More>>

The best rooftop tents

Enjoy camping but hate the idea of sleeping on the ground? Then sleep under the stars and on top of your vehicle in one of the best rooftop tents. Not only is it a fun way to camp but it offers an incredible vantage point... More>>

The best wireless phone chargers for your iPhone or Android

We checked out the best wireless phone chargers to make tangles and uncooperative ports a thing of the past. Whether you have an iPhone or Android, find out which wireless charging pads are worth buying, and how their... More>>

The best 3D printers you can buy for under $1,000 right now

Looking for a decent 3D printer that won't break the bank? Check out our regularly-updated list of the best 3D printers under $1,000 More>>

Your unpaid student loan could cost you your tax refund

If you've lost a tax refund to an offset, you aren't alone

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Best Samsung phones

Our list of the best Samsung phones covers all the top Galaxy smartphones and a couple other impressive models that could be what you're looking for. From incredible Samsung tech to affordable models, we have something for... More>>

The best LED flashlights

LED flashlights and headlamps may excel in terms of longevity and overall brightness but knowing which is the best isn't always easy -- especially with how flush the market is with options. From a rugged model to a solid... More>>

Style and protect your phone with the best LG V35 ThinQ cases

It's a beautifully designed glass sandwich, but the LG V35 ThinQ is at risk of cracks and scratches if you don't look after it. Time to shop for the best LG V35 ThinQ cases and covers to safeguard your smartphone. More>>

The best off-road vehicles of 2018

The body-on-frame SUV is going extinct, but there are still several options for buyers looking to skip the asphalt. To help you sort the good from the bad, we've rounded up the best off-roaders currently available. More>>

Student loan interest rates rise

Are you planning to take out student loans soon? Be prepared to pay more for the privilege

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Moto Z3 Play vs. OnePlus 6: Can Motorola’s latest beat our mid-range pick?

If you're looking for a flagship phone without the flagship price, the recently released Moto Z3 Play and OnePlus 6 are excellent options. But which should you pick? We put the two to the test to find out. More>>

Check out the best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for June 2018

Looking to score Nintendo's latest, greatest hybrid console? We've smoked out the best Nintendo Switch deals right here, including some discounts on standalone consoles as well as a few bundles that feature Nintendo's... More>>

The best MacBook Pro you can buy is on sale for $1,000 at Best Buy

If you want to save money on Apple's MacBook Pro, now is the time to shop. Best Buy's $300 discount on Apple's best 13-inch notebook takes the price down to just under $1,000. Best Buy also has other configurations on sale. More>>

The best DSLR cameras for beginners

A DSLR is the perfect tool for those looking to take their photography to the next level. To get you started, we've chosen the best DSLR cameras for beginners, each of which can be had for under $1,000. More>>

5 worst mistakes of online borrowing

Although countless Americans have been helped by the ability to borrow money without leaving home, others have hurt themselves by being ill prepared for the process.

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Moto Z3 Play vs. Moto Z2 Play vs. Moto Z Play: Should you upgrade?

There's a whole world of mid-range devices out there, but only three play well with Moto Mods. Enter the Moto Z3 Play, the newest Z Play phone from Motorola. We pit it against its predecessors to see if it's worth an upgrade. More>>

Your ultimate guide to Motorola’s 2018 smartphone lineup

Struggling to figure out your E5 from your G6? No, it's not a weird chromatic scale -- it's just Motorola's 2018 roster. But how do you know which is right for you? With our full guide to Motorola's 2018 phone lineup. More>>

How much do you know about retirement?

It takes solid planning and fiscal discipline during your working years to enjoy a financially comfortable retirement. But how can you properly plan if you don't really understand how to manage your money?

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The best portable power stations

A portable power station or generator keeps your gadgets and gizmos running during an emergency, or when you're looking for some extra juice on shorter outings. In other words, they provide incredible convenience for just... More>>

HTC U12 Plus vs. LG G7 ThinQ: Which powerful flagship prevails?

With big screens and even bigger specs, the HTC U12 Plus and LG G7 ThinQ are the premium flagship phones to buy this summer. But which one to buy? We've done the hard work to find out which you should buy. More>>

These are the best Honor 10 cases to make sure your phone survives

The Honor 10 might be powerful, but it won't last long if it falls off a surface and onto a hard floor. That's why we've put together a list of the best Honor 10 cases that are worthy of protecting your honor. More>>

LG V35 ThinQ vs. HTC U12 Plus: Which big beauty should you buy?

Two big, beautiful Android smartphones go to battle as we compare the specs of the LG V35 ThinQ with the HTC U12 Plus, and try to pick a winner across several categories before crowning an overall champ. More>>

Free credit freezes and more credit changes you need to know

Could President Trump's newest law be damaging to your credit?

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Time to upgrade! Here are the best 4K TV deals for June 2018

There's no doubt that a good 4K smart TV is the best way to take your home entertainment setup to the next level so you can enjoy all of your favorite shows, movies, and games in glorious Ultra HD. We've got the best 4K TV... More>>

The best electric skateboards

Thanks for Kickstarter and Indiegogo, electric skateboards are carving a bigger niche than you might think. Whether you're into speed, mileage, or something a bit more stylish, here are the best electric skateboards on the... More>>

The best drones of 2018

To help you navigate the increasingly large and ever-changing landscape of consumer UAVs, here's a no-nonsense rundown of the best drones you can buy right now More>>

The best iRobot Roomba deals to make cleaning your home a breeze

Keep your home clean without lifting a finger using a robot vacuum cleaner. These nine iRobot Roomba deals not only help you keep your home tidy, but many also come with advanced features such as automatic scheduling and... More>>

The best streaming devices of 2018

There are more options for media streamers than ever, so it’s more difficult to pick the best option. But that’s why we're here. Our curated list of the best streaming devices will get you online in no time. More>>

The best indoor HDTV antennas you can buy

When transitioning away from cable and satellite, finding the best HDTV antenna for your area can be touch. To help, we've compiled our picks of the best indoor HDTV antennas you can buy. More>>

This wireless controller lets you get your ‘Fortnite’ fix anytime, anywhere

The mobile version of Fortnite now lets you take it anywhere, but you don't have to sacrifice precision to enjoy it on the go. This Bluetooth gamepad makes it easy to play Fortnite, PUBG, and other mobile games on the go. More>>

Start your fitness journey with the best Fitbit deals for June 2018

If you're ready to kick-start your fitness regimen (or just take your current one to the next level), we've created a quick rundown of the best, most current Fitbit deals to help you decide which one is best for you. More>>

Save up to $800 with the best smartphone deals for June 2018

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