Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable $99

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable

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Budget external hard drive

Pros
  • Backup software included
  • Works on PC or Mac
  • Easily upgradeable to USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire
Cons
  • Must buy extra-cost adapters for USB 3.0, eSATA and FireWire
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Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 159

Western Digital My Passport Essential SE

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Best external hard drive

Pros
  • Slim size
  • USB 3.0 interface
  • Easy-to use software
  • Quiet
  • No AC adapter needed
Cons
  • Not as fast as some USB 3.0 drives
  • Glossy case shows fingerprints, feels flimsy to some
  • Software, while capable, is basic
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Dr. Brown’s Natural Flow

Best bottle for colicky babies

Pros
  • Venting system to prevent colic
  • Good variety of sizes and shapes
  • BPA-free
  • Good choice for preemies
Cons
  • Difficult to clean
  • Cumbersome to assemble
  • Formula doesn’t mix well in bottle
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BornFree Classic Bottle

Best plastic baby bottle

Pros
  • Plastic doesn’t contain BPA
  • Venting system to prevent colic
  • Valve to prevent leaks
  • Wide nipple base mimics breast
  • Wide neck for easy washing and filling
Cons
  • Leaks if nipple or valve not inserted correctly
  • Nipples are delicate and should be hand washed
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You Need A Budget 3

You Need A Budget 3

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Budgeting and debt-management software

Pros
  • Teaches budgeting methodology
  • Low-cost upgrades from previous versions
  • Good customer support
  • Runs on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Free seven-day trial
Cons
  • Emphasizes budgeting rather than accounting
  • Doesn’t track investment accounts
  • Doesn’t download bank transactions automatically
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