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Living large on a small budget. Despite what you may have heard, you don't have to sacrifice your financial independence to enjoy life. We believe people on a budget can still enjoy fabulous and fun lives.

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Best Money Tips: Save Time and Money With These Driving Tactics

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on simple driving practices that will save you time and money, cheap ways to learn new skills online, and how to make a good impression on your first day at work. Top 5 Articles 15 Simple Driving Tactics That Will Save You... […]

5 Big Winter Expenses That Could Freeze Your Budget

You never know what might happen when the snow starts to fall. Everyone should have a three- to six-month emergency fund for unexpected expenses, like when four feet of snow caves your roof in — God forbid, of course. While you can't control life's curveballs, you can prepare and perhaps... […]

6 Signs You're Not Frugal — You're Cheap!

We here at Wise Bread are big fans of the frugal life. When it comes to cooking our own food, getting the best mobile plan, or waiting for a sale to buy a big-ticket item, we're your people. But frugality can go too far. How far is that, exactly? Here are some ideas that you can use to measure... […]

5 Costly Credit Card Mistakes You Might Be Making

While most Americans have one or more credit cards, very few spend much time thinking about them. Instead, we tend to enjoy the simplicity and convenience of our cards, while often failing to use them to our best advantage. Here are five ways you may be using your credit cards wrong, and some tips... […]

18 Times in Life When Less Is More

For people immersed in our consumer culture, it may be hard to imagine, but more of something isn't always better. Surprisingly, even making more money may not be better. Studies show that the salary level for peak happiness is $75K; people who make more than this are less happy. So having more... […]

The 5 Best Diaper Bags

Your diaper bag has an important job to do. Not only does it carry all of your baby and parent essentials, but it also keeps everything organized and easy to find, so you can grab exactly what you need, right when you need it. Your diaper bag should be able to hold everything from diapers and... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 02/23

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today SAVE as much as 56% OFF Pop Fashion American Flag Infinity Scarf - USA Scarves, and more... 8 x 21 Zoom Mini... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/23, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Budgeting 101! Learn about what to include in your budget, how often to update it, reducing expenses, and more! Let us... […]

6 Money Lessons From African-American Leaders

Before the early 20th century, black history was largely ignored by both historians and the general public. As a result, many great lessons imparted by African-American leaders were also ignored and overlooked. In particular, African-American leaders of the past and present offer a great deal of... […]

Should You Pay Your Bills With a Credit Card?

One of the smartest — and easiest — ways to earn more credit card rewards is to charge as many regular bills as makes sense. By using credit instead of your checking account to pay bills you normally pay anyway, you can increase your rewards without spending money you don't have. First... […]