saving money

What Kind Of Spending Makes You Happiest?

You don’t need money to be happy. But studies do show that spending your money on certain things can make you feel satisfied. So how exactly does your spending affect your happiness?


How To Save Money When Travelling To Any Destination

Spending a lot of money on holidays doesn’t mean you will have a better time than someone who spends less. I’ve been travelling the world for close to a decade on a budget and found that following a few simple tips makes it easy to travel on a budget and still have an amazing trip.


Briefly: 105 Free Ebooks, Jaw-Dropping Archery, Expert Slow-Cooking Tips

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get 105 Kindle ebooks for free, the best trick shots from master bowman Lars Andersen, how to slow cook to perfection according to a Michelin-star chef.


Hump Day Deals: Xbox One Games Sale, $5 Louis C.K Standup, Cheap Whitegoods

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: Winning Appliances’ New Years clearance sale, Hungry Jack’s vouchers, get Louis C.K’s Live at the Comedy Store for $5. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.


HotelTonight Adds Two New Ways To Get Discounted Rooms

iOS/Android/Windows: Whether you’re stranded during your travels or just want to plan your next road trip, HotelTonight is an app we’ve recommended as a good last-minute option. As of today, you can access discounts on HotelTonight’s inventory in two ways: Rate Drop and Bonus Rate.


Petrol And Computers Are Getting Cheaper In Australia

Australia’s quarterly consumer price index (CPI) figures are out today. The figures that stuck out for us? Both petrol and computing gear are getting cheaper.


Try A Mock Portfolio To Get Comfortable With Investing 

Investing isn’t as complicated as it seems. But getting started can be really overwhelming, even when you know the basic rules. To make it less scary, try a mock portfolio before diving into the real thing.


Convert Bootcut Jeans Into Skinny Jeans With Some Simple Alterations

Everybody likes a good-fitting pair of jeans, but styles change. A few cuts and some basic sewing can help you transform a favourite pair of jeans in no time.


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.