The Comfort Principle: Spend Money Where You Spend Your Time

One of Lifehacker's main tasks is to help you save money. But once you've saved money, where should you spend it in order to maximize the usefulness of your money spent—or even your happiness? To answer that, just look at what you spend your day doing, proportionally, and allocate money accordingly. I'm going to call… » 9/19/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

The Most and Least Expensive Places in the U.S. to Get Married

Weddings don't have to be expensive, but they often are. In fact, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is now $30,000. But that number will vary depending on location. NerdWallet crunched some data and put together a list of the most and least expensive counties to tie the knot—plus, an interactive tool to… » 9/19/14 5:30am Yesterday 5:30am

What's the Best Place to Buy Used Video Games and Consoles?

Looking to get your game on? Well, we've talked about the best resources for PC games, but this week we want to talk about deals on all sorts of games, specifically used ones. Where do you go to get the best bargains on gently used games? There are plenty of options, but this week we're interested in the best. » 9/18/14 5:00am Thursday 5:00am

Downtown Manhattan's Most Fascinating Building Is On Its Way Out

The photographer Jay Maisel has owned the enormous property at 190 Bowery since 1966, and in the years since then—as the Bowery transformed from a grimy haven for the downtrodden to a still-kinda-grimy strip of museums and boutique hotels—it stood stoic, a graffiti-covered monument to The Way it Used to Be. Now, it's… » 9/17/14 3:50pm Wednesday 3:50pm

What to Do When Overdue Debt Leads to Wage Garnishment

When I was a little kid, I used to listen to adults using financial terms and totally panic. "How could I ever understand what these things mean?" I would think. I vividly recall reading the biography of U.S. gymnast Dominique Moceanu and how her family put a second mortgage on their home to pay for her athletic… » 9/17/14 10:00am Wednesday 10:00am