Top 5 money-sucking technologies

Life in the modern age isn't cheap. Here are the Top 5 technologies that are bleeding you dry.

I am an unapologetic cheapskate. In fact, I got into this whole technology journalism thing as a way to feed my gadget lust without spending a dime to play with the latest tech.

I won't lie, it's a great gig. But just like any "kid in a candy shop" scenario, you gain a different perspective when you actually work in the candy shop.

There are a lot of good things to say about technology, and the high-tech age we currently live in. But it is also true that technology has provided a number of new and creative ways to quietly siphon money from our pockets.

So, as a one-time public service before I go back to Top 5 lists of things to spend money on, here's a peek at where your money is already going.

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