Avoid Overspending With The 'One Finger Rule'

A UCLA study shows that touching something can make you more prone to buy it. To combat this, finance writer Kim McGrigg proposes the “One Finger Rule”.


Common Money Fears And How To Get Over Them

If you’re caught up in the nocturnal money worries cycle, there is hope — for both your sleep and finances. We pinpointed six of the most common financial fears that plague our slumber, and then tapped a psychologist and financial planner to help us delve into what’s really behind those worries — and how to conquer them.



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Today’s best deals include Pro Midi on iPad, Worms 3 on Android and Take It Modify It Publish It on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Hump Day Deals: Sega Game Sale, Free Grog, 40% Off Electric Toothbrushes

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: The best games from EA’s Origin Mega sale, free alcohol from Dan Murphy’s, travel to the Arctic Circle for half-price. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


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

Today’s best deals include Pro Midi on iPad, Worms 3 on Android and Take It Modify It Publish It on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


How To Balance A Fun Life With Your Financial Goals

When you’re paying off a debt or reaching some other financial goal, you usually have to cut back on restaurants, movies and other fun stuff. After a while, that can get old. But working hard to reach your financial goals doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy life. You just have to find a balance.


Successful Hagglers' Most-Used Tactic: Threaten To Check Rival Prices

If you’re willing to haggle, you can score some great bargains, but some haggling tactics are more effective than others. Consumer Reports surveyed consumers about their in-store negotiating tactics to find out which ones worked best.


eBay Just Ruined Online Shopping By Adding Christmas Carols

One of the worst aspects of Christmas shopping is the insufferably “festive” muzak that blares from every storefront. For some reason, eBay has decided to replicate this unpleasant experience for online shoppers. No really. For a limited time, eBay customers will be able to play soul-sapping Christmas carols directly through the browser. Bah-humbug.


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Today’s best deals include Dragon Portals HD on iOS, Doodle Jump on Android and Mirror’s Edge on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!