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Track How Long It Would Take To Buy Your Time To Improve Your Savings

For most of us, saving is something we do because we know we should. Perhaps it’s because we want to retire. A better way to think of it, however, is purchasing time. The more money you save, the more you can buy your own time back.


Hump Day Deals: Free iOS Apps, $53 Canon Printer, Cheap Hungry Jack's

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: get a Canon Maxify MB2360 multi-function printer for $53. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


Find A Reliable Financial Planner By Asking How They Get Paid

We’re fans of DIY money management, but there are times in your life that it might make sense to hire a financial planner. If you do, Certified Financial Planner Jeff Rose suggests asking them one simple question: “How do you get paid?”


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

Today’s best deals include YouTube Gaming on Android, Dragon Quest V on iOS and Longbow Assault 3D on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


PayPal.me Makes Chasing Down Owed Money Less Awkward

PayPal has launched a peer-to-peer payments service called PayPal.me that allows you to request money online from people you know through a personalised link. This makes it a lot easier to ask friends and family to pay you back for small amounts of money they owe to you, minus the awkwardness of having to ask them in person.


How Bad Credit Accumulates (And How It Can Affect Your Life)

As we march forward into a new financial year, many Australians are beginning to wonder what their credit reputation is like — something that isn’t always 100% clear. This infographic from Credit Savvy breaks down the dos and don’ts that can affect your credit rating over the course of a year.


Here's Where The 7% Average Stock Market Return Comes From

Common investing knowledge is that you can expect a 6-7 per cent return when you invest in the broad stock market. But where does this number come from? And is it accurate?


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

Today’s best deals include Warhammer Quest on Android, Angel Sword on iOS and Extreme Landings Pro on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Optus Bumps Up Data Cap On Prepaid Mobile Broadband Plans

Optus has upped its game on its prepaid mobile broadband plans by increasing the data allowance and making changes that customers will be pleased with. Here are the details.


Figure Out How Much Rent You Can Afford With The 40X Rule

To live a comfortable life with money left over for other things, it’s important to make sure we can really afford our housing expense, one of our biggest budget items. One guideline for figuring out how much rent you can afford is the “40 times the rent” rule.


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