Curb Impulsive Shopping By Saving As Much As You Spend

If you’re an impulse shopper and you want to do something about it, consider impulse saving. Each time you make an impulsive purchase, put that same amount into a savings account.


Focus On Habits, Not Hypotheticals, To Save More Money

If you want to save more money, it’s helpful to focus on your actual spending habits. Personal finance blog Afford Anything points out that many people believe they’re saving money on things they would never buy in the first place.


Identify Frivolous Purchases With The 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' Test

There are purchases you need to make, and then there are purchases that you just want because it would be nice to have. To identify the latter more clearly, ask yourself if the reason for a purchase goes beyond “Wouldn’t it be nice?”


Freebie Friday! 100% Free Apps For iOS, Android And Windows Phone

At the end of each week, we bring you a list of the latest free mobile games for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. Deals this week include Angry Birds Seasons, Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals and Things for iPad. Download them all without spending a cent!


Make More Money At Garage Sales By Not Pricing Items

Garage sales are a great way to pare down your excess stuff and make some quick cash in the process. However, you can make more money with a few little tricks. For example, consider not pricing your items to get more cash for them.


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

Today’s best deals include Never Future on Windows Phone, Nave on iPad and Dragon Quest IV on Android. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


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.


Lifehacker Awards 2014: Nominate Your Favourite Bank

The Lifehacker Awards 2014 nominations continue. This afternoon, we want to know: which bank do you prefer?


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!