Use A 'Parallel Goal' To Reach Financial Milestones

Money goals are usually about changing your financial habits, and changing deeply ingrained behaviours can be difficult. To tackle your goal more effectively, consider using a “Parallel Goal” that works in tandem with your original one.


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How To Grow An Emergency Fund From Modest Savings

An emergency fund is cash you’ve saved for one purpose: to help you cope with the emergencies that life hands you, without disrupting your everyday routine. It could be an accident or a health issue — with your fund you have room to breathe. The key, however, is to leave the fund alone until you need it. Deposit your money, let it earn a little interest, and ignore the balance until an actual emergency occurs.


Prevent Clutter By Asking Yourself Where Items Will Go Before Buying

The best way to get rid of clutter is by preventing it from accumulating in the first place. The next time you’re out shopping, ask yourself where the item you’re considering buying is going to go, even if it’s not an impulse buy.


Hump Day Deals: PC Clearance Sale, $39.95 Nokia Lumia 530, Free Ebooks

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 cheap Xbox 360 bundle, PC Case Gear clearance sale, get a Nokia Lumia 530 for $39.50. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain. (To make things easier, deals are now grouped into related categories.)


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Today’s best deals include Gobliiins trilogy on Android, GPS: Car Video Recorder on iOS and SuperPhoto on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Simplify And Find Your True Style With A 10-Item Wardrobe

It’s a common conundrum: We have too many clothes and nothing to wear. Tailor your wardrobe into just 10 core pieces (plus extras), however, and you could change your life.


Temporary Lock For Credit Cards Is A Neat Idea

What’s more annoying than losing your credit card? Thinking you’ve lost it, calling the bank to cancel it, and then finding it five minutes later. So being able to apply a “temporary lock” is a potentially handy alternative.


Clipp Hands-On: Are Bar Tab Apps A Convenience Or Nuisance?

Clipp is a mobile payment app for Android and iOS that purports to streamline bar tab management. The app is compatible with the point-of-sale systems of more than 700 venues around Australia, with support for all states and territories. So is there actually any advantage to Clipp, or is it basically no different to plonking down your credit card? We recently tested the app at our local bar in a bid to find out.


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