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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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Are You in the Wrong Career? Here's How to Tell

Welcome to the new normal: The average worker today stays in a job for 4.4 years. You should probably expect that number to get even lower as 91% of Millennials expect to stay in a job for less than three years. […]

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

A few weeks ago, I was laid off for the very first time. I managed to stay calm and do everything I needed to do to make sure I wouldn't end up on the streets in a month. I think it was the shock, but whatever the reason, it taught me that I am stronger than I realized and that I have a tremendous support system. […]

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

A few weeks ago, I was laid off for the very first time. I managed to stay calm and do everything I needed to do to make sure I wouldn't end up on the streets in a month. I think it was the shock, but whatever the reason, it taught me that I am stronger than I realized and that I have a tremendous support system. […]

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Unless you're invited to hang out at a friend's house, social invitations typically require spending money — going to the movies, grabbing a bite to eat, hitting an amusement park. Ignoring an invite or saying that you're busy can get you off the hook, but friends might get suspicious if you pull the same excuse over and over. […]

7 Nice Ways to Tell Your Spendy Friends You're Staying on Budget

Unless you're invited to hang out at a friend's house, social invitations typically require spending money — going to the movies, grabbing a bite to eat, hitting an amusement park. Ignoring an invite or saying that you're busy can get you off the hook, but friends might get suspicious if you pull the same excuse over and over. […]

Skip the Buffet and Other Simple Rules for Healthier Travel

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 20% to 50% of travelers — about 10 million people — get traveler's diarrhea every year. No bull. […]

Skip the Buffet and Other Simple Rules for Healthier Travel

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 20% to 50% of travelers — about 10 million people — get traveler's diarrhea every year. No bull. […]

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy. Top 5 Articles The 11 Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks Online — Half.com and Student2Student are a couple great textbook rental and buying sites. […]

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy. Top 5 Articles The 11 Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks Online — Half.com and Student2Student are a couple great textbook rental and buying sites. […]

15 Ways to Get People to Respond to Your Email

The average person spends about 13 hours every week sorting through email. With the number of worldwide email accounts expected to hit nearly 4.1 billion by 2015, it seems that those hours are likely to keep on growing and growing. […]