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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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Simple Living: Overcoming Negative Inertia

By Sarah Winfrey Simple living is all about your priorities. It's about knowing yourself well enough to know what you value, why you value it, and what is less important. It's about making room for what is important by letting go of what isn't. […]

The Best 4-Step Plan to Manage Your Medical Correspondence

By Heather Johnson If you've ever seen a doctor or been covered by health insurance, you'll relate to this. You sift through a pile of mail, and in it are two letters from your health insurer, a couple more from your doctor, one from your dentist, a packet from your employer's HR department, and something else from your Flexible Spending Administrator. […]

Best Deals For Friday 10/30/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. 59% - 90% Off Nine West Women's Shoes 6pm.com offers over 2,000 styles of Nine West women's shoes for $19.95 each plus $6.95 for shipping.   FREE Prefolded Pocket Squarez PocketSquareZ are unique, custom made, prefolded handkerchiefs. […]

Thirteen Minutes to a Lower Cable Bill

By Stacy Johnson Geico has become famous for their expression: "Save 15% in 15 minutes."  Turns out that expression applies to more than just car insurance.  Becasue you can easily save 15% in 15 minutes on something even more expensive: your pay-TV bill. The average cable bill is now close to $100 bucks a month..an increase of nearly 80% in the last 10 years. […]

Best Deal For Thursday 10/29/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. Starter Men's Wilson Sneakers For Just $7 Walmart offers the Starter Men's Wilson Sneakers in Black/Yellow for $7. […]

5 Potluck Parties That Help You Share the Wealth

By Max Wong I love throwing parties. I love dressing up. I love cooking for an audience. I love spending time with old friends and meeting new ones. I love it. And to be perfectly honest, parties are really my only motivation for cleaning my house. […]

How to Deal with Recession Anxiety

By Silicon Valley ... The nation’s economic recovery is anemic, with unemployment rates continuing to climb, but this doesn’t mean that your household economy is in trouble. […]

Best of Personal Finance: How You Can Help the Unemployed Today

By Linsey Knerl Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. This week, we're offering encouragement for those around you with no job, a better way to buy used online, and 10 ways you can actually improve yourself with no money to your name. (Oh, and did you hear the news about Hulu.com no longer being free in 2010? […]

Bioavailability: How to Get More Nutrients from Your Food

By Healthy Theory Not everything we eat gets absorbed and used by our body. Our cooking and digestive process destroys and degrades nutrients before our body can use it. The amount of nutrients that is actually absorbed in our system is called bioavailability. Understanding how different foods react with one another can help you get more nutrients from your meal. […]

Best Deals For Wednesday 10/28/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. Up To 88% Off Women's Dresses at Amazon Macy's via Amazon.com cuts up to 88% off a selection of women's dresses, as listed below. […]