saving money

How To Turn Off The Automatic Subscription Renewal In Apple Music

Apple Music launched today and to get you to use the service, Apple is giving you three months for free. It also automatically signs you up for an auto-renewal payment option after that trial ends. Here’s how to turn that off.


In Defence Of Design: When Form Matters As Much As Function

Everyone thinks they understand good design. While we all understand our tastes, there’s more to making a well-designed product than just making it pretty. Form and function have to combine to work well together, but they both need to be present. Here’s why form matters, when it makes a product better and when too much can actually make a product worse.


How To Save For Retirement While Getting Out Of Debt

We all want to reach a point where we don’t have to work for a living. We’d like to relax and enjoy life without any financial stress. Of course, that won’t happen if you don’t save for retirement. But how can you save if you’re in debt? There are a few things to consider when you’re trying to balance saving for retirement with paying off debt.


Hump Day Deals: Free Android Apps, Cheap P&O Cruises, $2 Hot Sauce

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: 21 free Android apps ($88 value), get the entire Borderlands collection for $15, huge P&O Cruise sale including free ocean view room upgrades and $1000 off. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


Remember What Money Can't Change To Cope With Financial Stress

When you’re in debt or just trying to break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, the thought of money can be stressful. Yes, it helps to come up with a financial plan. But if you start to feel down about your finances in the meantime, it might help to think about the ways in which your life is the same with or without money.


Briefly: Best Oculus Rift Games, Cheap Audio Books, Scariest Netflix Movies

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, included: the best games for Oculus Rift, Audible winter book sale, the scariest movies on Netflix.


Get Into A Money-Saving Mindset By Shifting Your Outlook On Experiences

It’s easy to get stuck thinking that you need to spend money to do something worthwhile. With the right perspective, however, saving money can actually open up more experiences to you.


Avoid Losing Money To Vending Machines By Looking At The Spirals

It’s infuriating when you pay a vending machine for a snack only to watch it get stuck and not drop. Choose a properly loaded snack, however, and you won’t lose your money.


Everything You Need To Know About The $20k Small Business Tax Break [Infographic]

Are you eligible for the government’s $20,000 small business tax deduction? If so, what kind of gear are you actually allowed to claim? This Etax infographic breaks down whether or not your business purchases will make the cut.


Revamp Your Approach To Your Finances With A Hunter Mentality

There’s a reason the Lannisters chose the lion as their sigil, and it’s not because they share the same hair colour. Having a hunter mentality towards your finances can help improve your personal wealth.