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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”?


This Interactive Chromebook Comparison Tool Helps You Find The Best Model For You

If you’re in the market for a Chromebook (and why shouldn’t you be?) the sheer number of models and types can be a little daunting. The folks at Starry Hope have put together a tool that will help you quickly compare and get details on the specs that matter to you.


How To Build A Space-Saving 'Home Gym' For $100

Attending the gym on a regular basis can be tough — especially when you have a toddler like me. Then there are the ongoing membership fees and perfectly chiselled fitness fanatics to worry about. If you want to get in shape but are too broke, busy or intimidated to join your local gym, it’s possible to get the results you need from the comfort of your own home. All you need is perseverance and around $100 worth of equipment. Here’s how it’s done.


Why You Shouldn't Use Your Tax Refund To Pay Off Your HECS Debt

For many young Australians, their annual tax return is an opportunity for extra spending, while some prefer to use their returns to pay off their HECS-HELP debt. Given this is a popular use of tax refund, it is worth tackling the question: Is it better to pay off your university debt as quickly as possible or slowly chip away with the standard small compulsory repayments? The answer may surprise you.


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