How Big Your Emergency Fund Should Be

Each Monday we’re tackling one of your pressing personal finance questions by asking a handful of money experts for their advice. If you have a general question or money concern, or just want to talk about something PeFi-related, leave it in the comments or email me at alicia.adamczyk@lifehacker.com.

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Tell Us Your San Antonio Travel Tips

Forget the Alamo—what else is good in San Antonio? We’ve already taken Hack Your City to Houston and Austin, but San Antonio is the country’s seventh-biggest city, and it gets over 30 million visitors a year. What do those visitors miss if they just do the greatest hits?

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How to Ensure Your Roomba Doesn't Make a Pet Mess Worse 

If you have pets, you know they can create a mess. Some of that mess can be vacuumed up by your Roomba, and some of it will create an absolute disaster if it gets eaten by the robot vacuum. You know what I’m talking about. (I’m talking about poop.)

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Celebrate Earth Day With Free Stuff From Staples, Whole Foods and More 

Sunday is Earth Day! While it’s always been a day to celebrate the earth and maybe think about being a little nicer to it, it’s also turned into a bit of a retail holiday where shoppers can score discounts on earth-friendly products as well as a few free things.

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Source: LifeHacker – Celebrate Earth Day With Free Stuff From Staples, Whole Foods and More 

Fine-Tune Your Social Media Accounts When You're Searching for a Job

If you’re on the hunt for a new job, the first thing you think to do might be to spruce up your LinkedIn page. While that’s always a good idea, a new study from the job search website Simply Hired suggests that there’s somewhere else you should tidy up first: Instagram.

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Source: LifeHacker – Fine-Tune Your Social Media Accounts When You’re Searching for a Job

How to See All the Apps That Have Access to Your Google Info

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a huge focus on paying attention to the apps you have connected to your Facebook account. While that’s certainly a great idea, you should ignore another large company that you’re also probably handing over a lot of your personal info to as well: Google.

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Source: LifeHacker – How to See All the Apps That Have Access to Your Google Info

Fill The Void In Your Life With Plants During this One-Day Amazon Sale

After that Washington Post article came out about millennials and their houseplants, I felt incredibly seen. But, I continue to buy them and care for them (to the best of my ability, which is not that great) and if you want to keep adding to your greenhouse, Amazon has some very easy-to-care-for plants on sale for…

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Source: LifeHacker – Fill The Void In Your Life With Plants During this One-Day Amazon Sale

Learn Basic Javascript For Free With This Google App

If you want to learn how to code, there are a ton of resources out there to help you learn how. Websites like Codecademy, Udacity, and Khan Academy can help you kick the tires a little bit and see if coding is for you. This week, a group from Google launched another option, a mobile app called Grasshopper that can…

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Source: LifeHacker – Learn Basic Javascript For Free With This Google App

Do Your Global Entry Interview When You Return From a Trip at These Airports

Global Entry is by far one of the best investments in anything I’ve ever made. I travel internationally at least six times a year, often more, and customs in my home airport of San Francisco can sometimes take hours. My very first trip with Global Entry was on a return trip from Italy where I made it through a full…

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Source: LifeHacker – Do Your Global Entry Interview When You Return From a Trip at These Airports

This Rare Sitewide Casper Sale Ever Lets You Save On Mattresses and Accessories

Beyond the standard $50 discounts you hear about in the middle of every podcast, Casper mattresses don’t go on sale often, and Casper accessory deals are even rarer. But this weekend only, Casper’s 10% sitewide sale holds the promise of serious savings, if you still haven’t gotten rid of that old coil spring.

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Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V.

Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V. Club Please enjoy this excruciating video of a Westworld Q&A being shut down after a single question | The Takeout Asshole YouTuber may go to prison for feeding homeless man toothpaste-filled Oreos |

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Source: LifeHacker – Earther Apple’s E-Waste Problem Will Take More Than Robots to Solve | The A.V.

What You Should Know About CBD Oil

Cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of cannabis, is developing a reputation as a trendy cure-all. But science knows very little about what it does in the human body, so much about the workings of this drug—including whether it works at all—is something of a mystery.

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Source: LifeHacker – What You Should Know About CBD Oil

Become a Better Cook by Keeping a Spoon in Your Salt Cellar

As an unapologetic craver of the glorious mineral that is sodium chloride, I firmly believe that anyone who’s serious about cooking needs an easily-accessible salt cellar. No other ingredient changes the way you perceive flavors like salt does; while it’s rarely the sole seasoning agent in a recipe, it’s the most…

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Source: LifeHacker – Become a Better Cook by Keeping a Spoon in Your Salt Cellar

Rock Out to Curated, Streaming Music from Different Decades and Locations

If you want to find some jams that were popular in Canada in the 1950s to kick off your weekend—or just want a random assortment of trending songs by era and location for no particular reason—the website Radiooooo is a great interactive trip.

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Source: LifeHacker – Rock Out to Curated, Streaming Music from Different Decades and Locations