Board games for adults are fun, but they're also prohibitively expensive. If you've been thinking about picking up some new titles for your collection, today's a damn fine day to do it. Here are the best Black Friday deals.
The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are often from US retailers and are largely unavailable to international consumers. If you're itching to get your hands on a bargain from retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Newegg this Black Friday, there are ways to get around the shipping restrictions. Here are the details.
The Nintendo Classic Mini NES is the hottest gadget of the summer and arguably the whole year. Unfortunately, stock has been almost non-existent in Australia, leading to thousands of disappointed, empty-handed Ninty fans. If you missed out on the EB Games sales and are determined to snap one up for Christmas, your best chance is during today's Black Friday sale. Here are the details.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest shopping events on the US calendar, with retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent on big ticket items. If you're stuck here in Australia, there's no reason why you need to miss out on the action. Here are seven online shopping tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargain hunters.
Since we tend to decide that it's rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially stable. This spreadsheet can help you explore the difference.
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: OzBargain's 10th anniversary sale, cheap wines from Vinomofo, get a PlayStation 4 Slim for $299 from JB Hi-Fi.
ShopMate is a freight-forwarding service run by Australia Post that solves a common online shopping problem. In short, it sets up a US postal address so that you can buy items that don't ship internationally. Purchases are then forwarded onto you for a "small" fee. It sounds great on paper, but is it actually worth the money? Well, that all depends on what you're buying.
It's nice of your credit card company to give you the option to pay off your balance over time with small, minimum monthly payments. However, while this option does give you flexibility, it's mostly designed to keep you in debt.
Each Boxing Day, countless Australians take part in the annual tradition of returning unwanted gifts for an exchange or refund. Usually, the retailer accepts the proffered item with no questions asked. But what would happen if they refused? Are merchants legally obligated to provide a remedy of some kind or are they allowed to send you packing?
Kids can be expensive; the cost of childcare alone is pretty steep. If you're thinking about having children, prepare for the financial hit with a "baby budget".
During the last year, my wife has made the choice to get her masters degree in order to not only improve her professional skills but also increase her range of employment opportunities and income. I'm glad that she's doing it and I'm fully supportive of her doing so. We can afford to pay for this degree on our own without tapping any kind of financial aid and we're both very confident that the higher degree will pay for itself in just a few years. So, what's the problem?
It seems like a long shot, but negotiating rent is more common than you think, and according to insiders, it's always worth a try. You might be able to haggle a better price by offering to do your own maintenance.
So you missed out on pre-ordering a Nintendo Classic Mini NES. Most people did; EB Games' website crashed two days in a row under the sheer volume of gamers trying to buy the console online. The games retailer has sold out of the console yet again. If you still desperately want to get one, here are a few options you can resort to.
Watching the sunset on the beach every day. Doing a cross-country road trip whenever you feel like it. Finally devoting time to that hobby you've been dreaming of turning into your full-time gig. If you're like a lot of folks, one or all of these are something you want to do in retirement someday. And to help turn these visions into reality, you're probably contributing to a superannuation, hoping that compound growth will help you build a nest egg sizable enough to make those dreams come true.
They say a sucker is born every minute, but shady businesses are good at convincing you you're a genius, not a sucker, for giving them your money. Many of these outfits prey on people want to improve their finances, which adds insult to injury. You know to stay away from Nigerian princes, but there are some less obvious, perfectly legal scams people fall for all the time.