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Dealhacker: Fly To Japan (And Back) With Jetstar For $249

Jetstar is currently running insanely good deals on airfares to Japan. Prices start at just $249 — with free return flights to the same Australian airport. (That’s worth it for the frequent flyer points alone.) Read on to see all the available flights.

Focus Your Spending On Things You Love, Cut All The Things You Don't

Once you start cutting expenses to improve your budget, everything you can spend money on starts to feel guilt-inducing. Instead of cutting every luxury, focus on a few that you really love.

Dwelling On Your Money Mistakes Means You'll Probably Repeat Them

Everyone makes financial mistakes, but it’s all too easy to dwell on them. And unfortunately, dwelling is counterproductive. When it comes to your finances, you’re better off looking to the future rather than the past.

Ask 'What If I Could Never Buy Anything?' To Recalibrate Your Spending 

Impulsive shopping can wreck your budget faster than you can say “They’re putting up Christmas decorations already?” If you want to recalibrate how you see shopping, ask yourself one simple question. What if you could never buy anything again?

Dealhacker: Sandisk 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drives For $15 Each (Today Only)

We know from past experience that getting a deal on a cheap USB 3.0 flash drive doesn’t always work out. Just because it supports 3.0 doesn’t mean it’ll be faster than USB 2.0. Sandisk’s Ultra Fit series however is the exception, especially when you can pick a 32GB model up for $15.

Experimentation Leads To Growth, Even When It Fails

Improvement is all about experimentation, whether it’s in the realm of productivity, personal finance, health, or anything else. Even if you ultimately fail, you’ll probably have learned something.

Briefly: Wild-Man Wozniak, Powerwall Hits Oz, KFC Nugget Bonanza

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Tesla’s Powerwall will be on sale in Australia before the end of the year, that time Steve Wozniak spent a night in jail for building a fake bomb in high school, get 24 Chicken Nuggets for $10.

Practice Frugality To Boost Creativity, Not Just To Save Money

“Why go to all that trouble when you can just buy [X]?” It’s such a common refrain when it comes to money-saving tricks, most of us assume it’s common sense. If you’re looking for a better reason to stay frugal, make it an exercise in creativity.

Hump Day Deals: $100 Wine Voucher, Half-Price Lego, $50 Off Logitech Speaker

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 $100 off at Vinomofo, 50% off select Lego at Target, get $50 off Logitech UE Boom Wireless Speaker. Click the links below to land yourself a bargain.

Get Over Spending Mistakes With A 'Money Regrets' Budget

Money regret is pretty useless. Dwelling on a spending mistake makes you more apt to repeat it, so it’s best to leave the past in the past and move on. Still, it can be hard to shake some expenses. If you have a hard time dwelling on mistakes, try a “money regrets” budget.

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