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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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8 Easy Superfood Smoothies for a Better Morning

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us still skip our morning meal on occasion because we're just too busy? Smoothies to the rescue! You can toss many healthy ingredients, including those all-important superfoods, into your blender and pour into a... […]

5 Ways to Avoid Buying Electronics You'll Regret

They're shiny and new right out of the package, and too often, they cost a pretty penny. They are the gadgets we drool over when they first make an appearance in stores, sometimes after standing in line for hours to be among the first to get their hands on them. (See also: 6 "As Seen on... […]

5 Ways to Avoid Buying Electronics You'll Regret

They're shiny and new right out of the package, and too often, they cost a pretty penny. They are the gadgets we drool over when they first make an appearance in stores, sometimes after standing in line for hours to be among the first to get their hands on them. (See also: 6 "As Seen on... […]

5 Ways Life Is Amazing With an 800 Credit Score

You may think an 800+ credit score is out of reach given that only 18.3% of consumers have scores that high — but it's possible if you know how to manage your credit. Credit scores range from 300 to 850, and although any score over 700 is considered good by many lending standards, an 800... […]

5 Ways to Know If Trading In Your Car Makes Financial Sense

Do all of those car commercials on television have you thinking about trading in your car for a bright, shiny new ride? Follow the steps below to decide it makes more financial sense to buy a new vehicle rather than keep repairing your current one. (See also: How Much Should You Spend on a New... […]

5 Ways to Know If Trading In Your Car Makes Financial Sense

Do all of those car commercials on television have you thinking about trading in your car for a bright, shiny new ride? Follow the steps below to decide it makes more financial sense to buy a new vehicle rather than keep repairing your current one. (See also: How Much Should You Spend on a New... […]

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

401(k)s are very important to Americans' retirements — so important, in fact, that they represent nearly 18% of the $24.0 trillion in U.S. retirement assets. But those trillions of dollars aren't reaching their maximum earning potential due to dumb mistakes made by 401(k) owners. (See also:... […]

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

401(k)s are very important to Americans' retirements — so important, in fact, that they represent nearly 18% of the $24.0 trillion in U.S. retirement assets. But those trillions of dollars aren't reaching their maximum earning potential due to dumb mistakes made by 401(k) owners. (See also:... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 2/26, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $100 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #ASW2015 to participate. This week's topic: Prioritizing Your Savings! Learn about saving automatically, planning to achieve your saving... […]

5 Things Most Likely to Give You Lousy Credit

Whether you're thinking about buying a house, applying to rent an apartment, or financing a car, your credit score can make or break any deal. It's a three-digit number that carries a lot of weight in the lending world, yet some people lack sufficient credit knowledge. They might be unaware of... […]