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Don't Forget To Account For Upcoming Estimated Taxes In Your Emergency Fund 

Money experts don’t agree on the particulars of emergency funds, but just about everyone agrees you should save for emergencies. Nobel Prize winner and “father of modern portfolio theory” Harry Markowitz offers his rule of thumb for setting aside cash for emergencies.


For A Better Selection, Shop IKEA's As-Is Section On A Monday

Forget the maze, IKEA’s as-is section is where it’s at. You can find excellent deals on returned merchandise, and you’ll do well to hit the section up on a Monday.


Hump Day Deals: 40% Off Lenovo PCs, Free Burritos, Cheap Comics

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 40% off Lenovo PCs, free burritos from Guzman Y Gomez, 15 Grant Morrison comics for $1.


Do You Track Your Net Worth?

You probably (hopefully) track your budget every month, but your net worth doesn’t need quite as much attention. It’s still a good idea to keep an eye on it. Do you do it?


Dealhacker: Get Half-Price Wine From BWS + A Free Case Of Coronas

If your wine cellar is in need of stocking up and you’re also partial to Mexican beer, Woolworths and BWS have a click-and-collect deal that’s worth checking out. For a limited time, you can get Cellarmasters Entertainers’ Red, Mixed or White 12-packs for $109 each. That’s a saving of $100.90, $91.90 and $83.90 respectively, which is not far off 50% off. In addition, you get a free 12-pack of Corona valued at $50 and $20 Woolworths Dollars. The only catch is that you need to be a Woolworths Rewards member.


Dealhacker: Canon EOS M10 With 15-45mm Lens For $300

It’s not often you get the opportunity to pick up a decent Canon camera for almost 50 per cent off, let alone a lens as well. For today only however, for $300 you can own a Canon EOS M10 with 15-45mm lens, a huge saving on its $549.95 RRP.


Dealhacker: Get An Xbox One From Aldi For $279

Aldi has been throwing some decent hardware deals lately. On Wednesday, it was a mini deep fryer for $19.95. This Saturday, you’ll be able to grab a 500GB Xbox One with a controller, headset and copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider for just $279. I don’t think we’ve ever seen this console go any cheaper.


Stop Investing In Individual Stocks, Use ETFs Or Mutual Funds Instead

Investing your money to make it grow for the future is a good idea. Picking individual stocks to do it isn’t. If you’re still in the habit of investing in the future by stock picking, there’s a better way.


Hump Day Deals: 20% Off Ebay Tech, 80+ Free Samples, Cheap 2K Games

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: 20% off tech products at eBay, links to 84 free product samples, get three months of Presto for free.


Ask LH: When Is The Cheapest Time To Book A Flight?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m in New Zealand and planning to bring my mum over for a visit from South Africa at the end of January next year. I’m trying to save up the money for the ticket from regular income instead of dipping into savings. So my question is how before an international flight is best to book the ticket to not pay extra for “Last Minute”?


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