Want the specifics? Here's the data dump from our little research experiment. The reasons for these items being suggested in their particular months varies, but generally they're pinned to getting a better deal when sales are slow, when new products are just about to roll out, or when every single retailer is selling at a discount. If you're interested in the source articles for this compendium, we've listed them near the end of this (already long) post. … [Read more...] about The Best Times to Buy Anything, All Year Round
Reasons to buy a tablet
As we all know, August and September are prime times to snag one of those great back-to-school deals, whether you're actually going back to school or not. April is a little more interesting: The price dipped even further than in the fall, and there's no obvious reason like a holiday. We assume the dip comes from most manufacturers announcing new models around that time, and needing to clear out last year's models. The worst time to buy a laptop seems to be late winter and early summer, the worst month being February. Yeah, we all knew this stuff already, but it's good to see a nice neat graph confirming it. [DealNews] … [Read more...] about Dealhunters: Buy Your Laptops in August, September and April
GTL’s West Virginia GTL contract, content access costs 5 cents/minute, video visitation costs 25 cents/minute, plus 25 cents per written message, 50 cents per photo attachment, and a dollar per video attachment. That could mean that texting one photo equates to up to 12.5 man-hoursmake between 4 cents … [Read more...] about Bloodsucking Prison Telecom Is Scamming Inmates With ‘Free’ Tablets
I know it’s tempting to go for the cheapest option for the phone you want. That’s how I wound up stuck with an 8 GB iPhone 4 on an abominable three-year Canadian contract until recently. Stuck deleting Snapchat every time I wanted to take a few photos. It was no way to live. … [Read more...] about Don’t Buy a 16 GB iPhone!
Go to your primary care physician and obtain a prescription, or a diagnosis of a condition that medical marijuana can be used to treat. Here’s a helpful list of conditions that usually apply. Most medical prescriptions are handed out by medical marijuana doctors who don’t really give a crap what you’re going to do with your prescription. That said, they need to follow the rules and will not diagnose you with a condition. Write down the contact information of your doctor and the condition you were diagnosed with. Then locate a medical marijuana prescription doctor. Leafly can help you find one. Once you find a marijuana-prescribing doctor, schedule a visit (or walk in) and fill out some forms. You’ll need to supply your diagnosing doctor’s information for the marijuana-prescribing doctor’s records, and the visit itself will cost you anywhere from $25-200 for a visit. Answer a few questions. The prescribing doctor will call you in, read your forms, ask … [Read more...] about How to Choose and Buy the Right Kind of Medical Marijuana for You
The idea that fans should pay a fee for the right to buy a ticket isn't ancient, though. Before Ticketmaster owned the industry, venues actually paid companies to sell tickets. Then Ticketmaster came up with what insiders like to call the "kickback." Ticketmaster would charge fans a fee for tickets and pay a portion of that fee back to the venue and the performer. But it turned out fans—fanatics that they are—would just pay fees, and the system ballooned into a brilliant way to make people pay more and more. Good for venues, good for Ticketmaster, bad for your wallet. … [Read more...] about Fees. Scalpers. Scams. Why Buying Concert Tickets Sucks So Hard.