saving money

Stop Treating Money Like Your Master, Start Treating It Like A Tool

Money fuels a lot of our life. We need it to pay our bills, eat, and have fun. Money as your master, however, is a mindset that doesn’t have to exist. Treat money as a tool you use to become happier with your financial life.


Schedule A Date Night With Your Finances To Make Saving More Enjoyable

I’ll be honest. Even I scoffed at this one at first. Planning your budget, paying bills and allocating your income for investments are super-boring words. Sitting at a desk with a spreadsheet open is also dreary. Make it a little less tiresome by changing the ambiance.


Dealhacker: 20% Off iTunes, 10% Off PSN And Xbox Live Cards At Dick Smith

Time to stock up on gift cards? From today until Sunday (21 September), Dick Smith has 20% off iTunes cards and 10% off PSN and Xbox Live cards.


Top 10 Tips For Video Conference Meetings

Video meetings save travel time (and potentially the need to wear pants), but there’s an art to getting the most from them. Follow these 10 tips for more effective video meetings.


Feeling Powerful Could Make You A Better Saver

There are so many subtle attitudes that can influence our money habits. A study from Stanford found that feelings of power can make us better savers.


Hump Day Deals: 30% Off iTunes Cards, $15 Tiger Airways Flights, Cheap PS4

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 per cent off all video games at EzyDVD, selected Tiger Airways flights for $15 and 30 per cent off iTunes gift cards. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


Australia's Smartest Entrepreneurs Explain How To Streamline Your Business

How can you make your business more efficient? Here’s what successful entrepreneurs advise.


Briefly: 'Morning After' Recovery Hacks, Best Coding Sites, $15 Tiger Flights

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Why Microsoft spent $2.5 billion on the makers of Minecraft, how to bounce back from an all-nighter, six inspiring websites that teach you to code.


Hold Weekly Meetings To Manage Money With Your Partner

It’s common to fight about money in a marriage or partnership. A survey found that couples who live together argue about money three times a month. To avoid bickering about money, financial blog Ready for Zero suggests weekly budget meetings.


Observe The 'Burger Flipping' Rule To Keep Your Spending In Check

Financial independence is a fancy phrase that essentially boils down to “Money doesn’t rule my life.” While some might interpret that as being rich, it can also be as simple as living within the means that could allow you to take any job. Even flipping burgers.