technology

Research of the Week: Is Mobile Banking Better?
Millennials are the first to jump on new technology that makes their lives easier, but a new survey finds they also may be the first to dump tech that doesn’t perform like they expect. This survey shows the problems with our current mobile banking experience.
We try to put a finger on the costly new importance of brand loyalty
The Costly New Importance of Brand Loyalty
As Apple admits to throttling old iPhones, loyal customers consider leaving them behind. But the importance of brand loyalty as a costly new angle.
Would You Switch Your Phone Carrier for $450?

Pricey smartphone plans may not technically be an “essential” expense—like rent or groceries—but, let’s be honest, nixing our phones altogether often isn’t the first place we look when it comes to tightening our budgets. That’s why we love any opportunity to reduce our phone bills, whether it’s negotiating with the company or cutting back on […]

2013 Sales Tax Holiday includes Computers and Tablets

With the start of July, businesses and consumers alike are prepping for the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday. The big newsflash in Florida this year is that computers and tablets under $750 will be included in the tax-free sale. This can yield a great discount (up to $52.50!) to anyone who plans to buy some new […]

Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

April is here, and if you’re stuck indoors waiting out showers that will bring May flowers, consider it a blessing: You’ll have an excuse to devote more time to shopping around for the best deals online! In an effort to guide you towards savvy purchases, we dug through the dealnews archives from years past to […]

Finding effective ways to relieve stress
Three Inexpensive Ways to Relieve Stress
Don't let stress lead to overspending! These three ideas can help you relieve stress without spending a lot of cash to do it, so you can avoid debt.
Back-to-school shopping: More tech-savvy than ever

Back-to-school shopping just got more advanced – and expensive! It’s that time again – Summer break is almost over, meaning it’s time to get in that back-to-school mindset again. With about three weeks before the start of school, parents everywhere are preparing to shell out some serious cash to get their kids ready for class. […]

Money saving strategies help you get ahead
12 Money Saving Strategies for Young Adults
Young consumers just out of school often have trouble achieving stability. These 12 money-saving strategies can help you get ahead and avoid debt.
Tech trinkets make great gifts
5 Awesome Tech Trinkets for $100 or Less
Black Friday is nearly a week away, which means it's time to gear up for the biggest shopping weekend of the year with these great tech trinket gift ideas.
Reviewing the Apple iPhone 4S
Apple iPhone 4S: Is it Worth the Money?
We look at 10 essential points on the Apple iPhone 4S to assess if this new smartphone is worth your money now or if you should wait for a price decrease.
Choose the right credit card
How To Cheat On Your Credit Card Homework
Doing your credit card homework to choose the right credit card for your needs just got easier thanks to card comparisons on NerdWallet.
Smurfs village purchases went upwards of $1400
$1,400 spent on Smurfs Village Purchases! Parents Beware of “Free App’s” on Your iPad and iPhone.
Be careful with your kids and smartphone "freemium" apps. One child ran up $1,400 in credit card debt for Smurfs Village Purchases in one month.