With so many consumers looking to buy cheap smartphones, you might be able to sell off your old model to get a newer one for cheap. Carlozo advises readers on how to maximize the value of their old phones before heading out to sell.
For the first time, fewer Americans subscribed to cable and satellite TV last year than did the year before, according to The Diffusion Group. Pay subscriptions peaked in 2011, and will continue to erode for years to come, according to TDG. Meanwhile, TV streaming has taken off, driven by sleek, inexpensive set-top boxes such as Google's Chromecast, Microsoft's Xbox 360, and Apple TV.Check out our list of alternatives to cable TV to see what all video-streaming hype is about.