1. Textbooks for Cheap

Paying for college classes is expensive enough on its own, but when you add in the cost of textbooks, things can get out of hand. Don’t settle for paying full price for the books you need for class. Check out eFollet instead!

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USC Bookstores

This site searches the web to find the best price for all the books you need. It can even tell you which books are needed for specific classes.

2. Compare Cities Before You Move

If you’re thinking about moving to a new part of the world, or even going on a vacation, it’s important to be as prepared as possible. One way to do that is to check the cost-of-living comparison between where you are and where you want to end up.

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Numbeo

Numbeo is a site dedicated to comparing the cost of living between cities all around the world. It includes rent and grocery indexes, health care costs, crime, and even traffic levels. You can even check out a new city right now, just for fun. Yes: This is a desperation fantasy machine.

3. Find Out If It’s The Internet Or Just You

There’s nothing worse than trying to open your favorite websites for fun or, even worse, for work…only to find that nothing will load. Is it your computer, your internet connection, or is the site having issues? How can you tell?

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Educator’s Technology

Now there’s a way for you to find out. You can go to Down For Everyone Or Just Me, type in the name of the site, and you’ll find out if the site is having issues or if that problem is on your end.

4. Let Someone Tell You What To Watch

If you’re tired of flipping through the Netflix categories, crippled by indecision, let someone else make this all-important choice for you. There’s a site you can visit that takes all the pressure out of picking a new show.

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I love Free Software

Visit What The Hell Should I Watch On Netflix and let the site guide you to a movie, show, or random selection to stream.

5. Get Some Help With Your Finances

Almost everyone can benefit from a bit of financial advice here and there. If you struggle with keeping a budget, or want to make a savings plan that will actually work, check out Mint.

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Mint

Mint is a money manager that lets you track your spending, check out investment opportunities, create a personalized budget, and also helps you track and pay your bills. It’s your all-in-one personal finance liaison.

6. Sleep Better Now

It’s important to get enough sleep each night. Your sleep schedule determines how well you function throughout the day. Not getting enough sleep can affect all aspects of your life—and even your health.

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Alternative To

Now there’s an app that helps you plan your nights, so you can have better days. Sleepyti.me is a simple site: You enter the time you need to wake up, and it tells you exactly when you should head to bed. Sleepyti.me calculates the times based off of REM sleep cycles.