Cheapism: Ditch bottled water with best budget water filters

Each year American consumers drain billions from their wallets buying bottled water, even as H2O flows from the faucet at practically no...

Cheapism: Best budget DSLRs and mirrorless cameras

Summer sun has a way of shedding light on some shortcomings of smartphone cameras and point-and-shoots. LCD screens wash out. Detail...

Cheapism: Best activity trackers under $70

For many people trying to lose weight or get in shape, wearing a fitness tracker is a little like having Jillian Michaels follow them...

Cheapism: Best budget Bluetooth headsets

Amid all the buzz around wearable tech, it’s easy to overlook one of the original trailblazers: the Bluetooth headset, which has been...

Cheapism: Best budget upright vacuums

Does a task as prosaic as picking up dirt truly call for a machine with a $1,500 price tag? Although some consumers swear by high-end...

Cheapism: Best budget dog food

Let’s play a little game: Restaurant Week menu item … or dog food? Consider braised lamb and vegetables. Or fresh Atlantic whitefish with...

Cheapism: Best budget canister vacuums

An upright vacuum is a no-brainer if you live on one level with wall-to-wall carpeting. But lugging it upstairs? Not to mention cleaning...

Cheapism: Best LCD TVs under $500

Fans of football, Bruno Mars and funny commercials will be focusing their attention soon on the biggest flat screens they can find. But...