Wise Bread

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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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/28, 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: Frugal Fun With Friendsl! Learn about saving on a night out with friends, frugal activities you can do with friends, and how to stay on budget with "spendy" friends! […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 8/28, 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: Frugal Fun With Friendsl! Learn about saving on a night out with friends, frugal activities you can do with friends, and how to stay on budget with "spendy" friends! […]

5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise

The squeaky wheel gets the grease, and that goes double when it comes to asking for a promotion or a raise. A 2014 study performed by management consulting firm Accenture found that nearly 80% of employees who ask for a raise, and 70% of employees who ask for a promotion, get one. […]

5 Things to Say to Your Boss to Get a Promotion or Raise

The squeaky wheel gets the grease, and that goes double when it comes to asking for a promotion or a raise. A 2014 study performed by management consulting firm Accenture found that nearly 80% of employees who ask for a raise, and 70% of employees who ask for a promotion, get one. […]

6 Warning Signs That You Need to Stop Using Your Credit Cards

In romantic relationships, career choices, even struggles with drugs and alcohol, professionals often ask us to look out for warning signs. Well the same should be done with credit cards. (See also: 12 Habits of Highly Responsible Credit Card Users) According to the Federal Reserve, average household credit card debt in the U.S. is more than $15,000 in 2014. […]

12 Back-to-School Shopping Tips for the Busy Parent

Shopping for everything on the back-to-school list can be a real pain. Not only do those $0.75 highlighters add up (especially if you have several children), but it's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're adding that shopping on top of everything else you have to do to prepare for the coming season. […]