Max is a filmmaker and producer of feature films like Bring It On, she works as an architectural photographer, a personal finance writer, a beekeeper, and is founder of handmade food company, Sticky Acres.
Cheap eats might be destroying your waistline, your health, and the environment, too. Learn about the costs — and what you can do about them.
Make a little money now, or a lot of money later? Corporate grind or freelance life? Max weighs the pros and cons of her gig focused income stream.
Before you swing a wrecking ball through your hard-earned savings, you should decide if home improvement DIY is worth it at all.
From the streets of LA to the forest floor, Max Wong is finding brilliant ways to cut food costs on her way to finding an extra $31K this year.
If the latest apps and digital spreadsheets aren't your cup of tea, kick it old school with these low tech ways to keep finances on track.
From sourcing vintage car parts to freelance photography, Max Wong is tackling her budget challenge by conjuring jobs out of thin air.
The second installment of this Wise Breader's budget challenge finds Max on the verge of a breakdown.
Wise Bread writer Max Wong needs to find an extra $31,000 this year. She's up for the challenge, and we're along for the ride.
Need to add a competitive edge to your resume? Learn a second language!
If you've got some leftover ham, you've got an endless array of cheap, delicious eats. Try one of these recipes!
There's a lot more to sloth than plain laziness — and a lot more ways it's costing you money.
From saving you money to keeping you out of Audit Land, an accountant or tax preparer is so worth the extra cost.
Coconut oil might be the most-hyped super versatile product for food and beauty ever, but can you really afford to use it everywhere?
The best thing about Thanksgiving may be the leftovers — and they are about to get a whole lot better.
When a finance blunder make you cringe, you're not alone. We're all guilty of some of these money mistakes.
If you don't need to be on trend, buying stuff in the "wrong" color can save you a ton of money. Get your sample cards ready.
If you're hosting all the Thanksgiving "orphans" in your circle, make your gathering extra homey with some added welcoming touches.
Clutter looks bad, stresses you out — and it costs you money. It's time to start moving your stuff from lots to profit.
Is your fridge a mess of wasted space, wasted food, and wasted money? Get smart about food storage and organization and save a bundle on groceries.
Reading is fundamental — to an exciting career in words. Read on, bookworms, for the job just right for you.