saving money

Nikon's D3200 (Body Only) Is $288 After Cashback At JB Hi-Fi

Similar to last week’s deal on Nikon’s D3100, JB is currently offering a bit of a steal on the next version up, the D3200. Unlike Big W, this doesn’t come with an extra lens, but at $288 (including cash back), you’re going to be hard-pressed to find a camera of the same quality for less.


Focus On Exposure Rather Than Risk With Investing

Investing comes with a certain amount of risk, and that turns some people off of it altogether. But your risk level varies depending on many different factors. When it comes to investing, it’s better to focus on exposure.


Ask LH: How Can I Budget When I Get Paid Monthly?

Hi Lifehacker, I have recently started a new job and got my first pay. Yay! — except I don’t get another pay until next month. What are the best strategies for budgeting when you get paid monthly, especially when most of my pay goes towards a mortgage?


Can You Save Money On Petrol By Half-Filling Your Fuel Tank?

It’s often said that driving with a half-full tank will save you money on fuel, but do the numbers really stack up? Tim Trudgian from the Australian National University investigates.


Create A Value-Based Budget To Enjoy Your Spending More

Part of the reason so many people avoid creating a budget is because it can be a drag itemising everything that demands your money. Instead of focusing solely on how much things cost, also factor what you value into your budget to help guide where your money should be spent.


Briefly: 40% Off At Taronga Zoo, WW2 Tank Gallery, Cheap Hungry Jack's

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get 40 per cent off this long weekend at Taronga Zoo, we take a ride inside a WW2 era tank, terrible gaming tattoos.


Where To Stash Your Cash In 2015

Perhaps you’ve set yourself a savings target, some debt-related resolutions and planned better spending habits for the year. But what if you’ve already got a decent lump sum of cash?


How Retailers Use In-Store Pickup To Get You To Spend More

Let’s say you find a great deal online — but it’s for “in-store pickup only”, making you immediately dread having to leave the house. But this is more than a slight inconvenience — it’s a retail ploy.


Briefly: Kotaku Loot Guide, Star Wars Spoof, Project Ara

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Kotaku’s gargantuan summer loot guide, how to convert a non-gamer in 30 minutes,


Hump Day Deals: Cheap Dysons, Jetstar Sale, 60% Off Nikon DSLR

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 Nikon’s D3100 DSLR for $300 ($454 off), Jetstar’s Australia Day sale and $8 Xbox 360 controllers from Computer Alliance. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.