Feeling Powerful Could Make You A Better Saver

There are so many subtle attitudes that can influence our money habits. A study from Stanford found that feelings of power can make us better savers.


Hump Day Deals: 30% Off iTunes Cards, $15 Tiger Airways Flights, Cheap PS4

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include 20 per cent off all video games at EzyDVD, selected Tiger Airways flights for $15 and 30 per cent off iTunes gift cards. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Archos Video Player on Android, Yoritsuki on iPad, and Follow The Paths on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Hold Weekly Meetings To Manage Money With Your Partner

It’s common to fight about money in a marriage or partnership. A survey found that couples who live together argue about money three times a month. To avoid bickering about money, financial blog Ready for Zero suggests weekly budget meetings.


Observe The 'Burger Flipping' Rule To Keep Your Spending In Check

Financial independence is a fancy phrase that essentially boils down to “Money doesn’t rule my life.” While some might interpret that as being rich, it can also be as simple as living within the means that could allow you to take any job. Even flipping burgers.


How Big Food Wants To Trick You Over Package Sizes

Australia’s main food industry body wants labelling regulations changed so that the weight or quantity no longer has to be displayed on the front of packaging. Why is it seeking the change, and why is it potentially bad news for consumers?


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Who Uses My WiFi? on iOS, Riddick: The Merc Files on Android and The Color Hunter on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


The Best Bundles That Save Money On Multiple Purchases

Whether you’re shopping for books, music, software or video games, the web is full of “bundles” — discounted packs where you can get lots of goodies at a bargain price. Here are some of the best to check out.


Avoid 'Lucky Fool Syndrome' To Make Better Financial Decisions

We all have a unique set of skills that contributes to our success — but sometimes we just get lucky. Personal finance author Carl Richards explains that “lucky fool syndrome” can cause us to make poor decisions, especially when it comes to investing.


Flongle Is A Crowdsourcing Site That Makes Businesses Compete For Your Mortgage

Flongle is a new crowdsourcing website that assists customers in finding the best home loan by making banks and mortgage brokers bid against each other. Billed as the world’s first “mortgage contest”, the site allows home buyers to post their ideal mortgage anonymously. You can then sit back and watch as banks, non-bank lenders and brokers compete to “win” the loan.