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What to Buy in April Blog Archives

The Best Tax Day Freebies & Deals for 2016: Burgers, Cookies, Massages, and More!

Tax Day is Monday, and that means lots of free stuff! Thankfully, some of our favorite stores and restaurants have announced no-cost spoils you can nab on April 18. Check out our list to see what you can get for free on Tax Day!

Spend More on These 10 Items Now and You'll Save Big in the Long Term

Though we love paying less, sometimes it's actually cheaper in the long run to buy a high-quality item that will need less repair and replacement, even if it's more expensive up front. Plus, even high-priced items go on sale! Here are 10 things worth splurging on now.

A Cheapskate's Morally Dubious Guide to Weddings: 9 Ways to Save Big

Weddings are expensive. We're here to help you trim as much wasteful expenditure as you possibly (though sometimes illegally) can, so you can have your wedding cake and eat it, too.

Some Shoppers Can Now Buy Amazon Prime by the Month, But There's a Catch

Sprint is now offering its customers month-to-month access to Prime. However, they'll be paying more in the long run.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

Winter is gone, but Memorial Day sales aren't quite here yet. This is a great month for early discounts on spring apparel, Tax Day freebies, and the first sales on Apple's latest gadgets — but wait a bit for the best prices on the new iPad Pro.

A Guide to Bird Feeders and Seeds for Backyard Bird Watching

Spring brings beautiful and melodious birds to your backyard. But how can you feed them, while keeping away predators and other critters? We examine the options of bird feeders and feed.

AAA Video Games Can Drop From $60 to $30 in Just 1 Month

Gaming is an expensive hobby. You throw down some serious cash for the latest console, and then you've still gotta shell out more to build up a stable of the latest titles. We tracked the prices of 2014's biggest PS4 and Xbox One games for months with one question in mind: When should you buy?

HBO Now Goes Live in Time for 'Game of Thrones,' and the First Month is Free

Despite a few sign-in hiccups, HBO Now has officially gone live for both Apple TV/iOS users and Optimum Online subscribers. But will HBO be able to iron out any kinks ahead of the Game of Thrones premiere?

6 Myths About How Men and Women Shop

Stereotypes hold that women are more impulsive, more intensive, and bigger spending shoppers. But the latest data overturns these assumptions, and shows men for the webrooming, retail-loving creatures they are.

When Do These 10 Purchases Pay for Themselves?

To paraphrase the early-90s hip-hop group, Black Sheep, "You can purchase this, or you can purchase that." Do you buy the thing that will last forever and costs 10x as much, or do you buy the cheap thing that will break within a year? And if you buy the more expensive option, when will your investment "pay off"?

The Best and Worst Things to Buy Each Month of the Year

To you, intrepid deal-finder, shopping is both art and science. It takes hard work, planning, and a bit of luck. We can't help with that last part, but we can help with your preparation.

VIDEO: Unnecessarily Censored April Buying Guide

We gave the "unnecessary censorship" treatment to our latest TV appearance! Come and find out what the best things to BLEEP in April are! (It's 100% SFW, we swear.)