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Amy Lu

Born, raised and living in Frugal City — and lovin' it!

Latest articles by Amy Lu

Best Money Tips: Where to Cash in Your Clutter

Today we found some helpful articles on where to cash in your clutter, things you didn’t know about procrastination and how to cure it, and travel tips for infrequent travelers.

Best Money Tips: How to Clean Everything in Your Home

Today we found some great articles on how to clean everything in your home, budget friendly hobbies, and the times you should always spend to save.

Best Money Tips: How to Save Money and Be Green

Today we found some terrific articles on easy ways to save money and be green, breakfast ideas for every kind of morning, and Costco shopping secrets.

Best Money Tips: Money Management Tips for Couples

Today we found some great articles with tips on money management for committed couples, frugal ways to fight the flu, and calendar mistakes you may be making.

Best Money Tips: Habits for Long-Term Happiness

Today we found some awesome articles on habits that create long-term happiness, spending $100 a month on groceries, and survival skills for everyday life.

Best Money Tips: Save on Everyday Expenses

Today we found some great articles to help you save on everyday expenses, create cheap DIY costumes for couples, and ask for a raise the right way.

Best Money Tips: The Enemies of Productivity

Today we found some terrific articles about the enemies of productivity, smart ways to stick to habits, and saving up for big purchases.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Make a Better Budget Today

Today we found some great articles with helpful tips to make your budget better, the smartest way to repay your student loans, and the only legit reasons to work for free.

Get Fashion Trends on the Cheap With Wantable

Wantable helps you stay current with the latest in fashion and beauty. But is this surprise-in-a-box service worth the $40 price tag?

The 5 Best Credit Cards for People With Fair/Average Credit

You don’t need to have excellent credit to qualify for a credit card with great rewards and reasonable terms. These credit cards only require a fair/average credit score.

Wantable: Designer Accessories at Discount Prices

Wantable allows you to purchase designer fashion and beauty products at a discount, but is this service worth the $40 cost? Open a box with this Wise Bread blogger to find out!

5 Great Money Lessons I Learned From My Immigrant Parents

Chinese households save 30% of their disposable income (compared to 6% for Americans). Want to know our secret?

Try a Wantable Box If You Like Pretty, High-Quality Surprises

Wantable offers deep discounts on accessories and more, but is it worth almost $40 a month? Find out inside!

Wantable Makeup: Premium Cosmetics at a Bargain Price

Wantable promises to send you things you'll love, but do the products measure up to the cost? Open a box with a Wise Bread blogger to find out!

Wantable Accessories: Funky Elegance at a Discount

The jewelry in Wantable's accessories box is elegant with a twist, but is that enough to warrant the $40 price tag?

Do Wantable's Statement Accessories Say Yay or Nay?

Wantable's accessories box yields beautiful, stylish jewelry at a deep discount, but do the savings make up for the cost for the service?

Amazon Raises Free Shipping Minimum to $35

Amazon's new policy requires customers to spend $35 before Free Super Saver Shipping kicks in.

Can FabFitFun's VIP Box Fit Into Your Life?

The FabFitFun VIP box can get you some great discounts on up-and-coming beauty brands.

Make Your Food Taste Better With Rituals

A new study shows that performing a ritual before you eat or drink can enhance the food's flavor and your satisfaction.

Wantable Makeup Edition: Beauty Treats Tailored for You

Wantable promises welcome surprises in every box, but does the service deliver? Open a Wantable cosmetics box with a Wise Bread Blogger and find out!