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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.
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.
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.
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”?