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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4 Times It Makes Sense to Buy the Gendered Product

By now, the fact that many women's products are more expensive than the men's counterparts is hardly shocking. It's been well documented that there is a "pink tax" on everything from women's toiletries to girls' toys simply because they have pink butterfly designs on them. But not every... […]

10 Affordable Alternatives to the Grocery Store

Are you sick of taking weekly trips to the grocery store? Maybe you'd like to try to save some money, buy fresher produce, support your local farmers, or even grow food yourself. Here are 10 affordable alternatives to that hectic and tiring grocery-grind. 1. Contact farmers directly If you know a... […]

The 5 Best Luxury Pens

Most of us need pens on a daily basis, so why not treat yourself with the finest pen available? A luxury pen is a lavish — yet practical — purchase that can pay off with years of reliable use. Some luxury pens can even last a lifetime. What Is a Luxury Pen? A luxury pen is a stylish... […]

8 Real Life Calamities That Can Drain Your Finances (Plus How to Defend Against Them)

We all work hard for our money, but if we're not careful, it can be ripped right out from under us. From getting scammed on the internet, to medical emergencies, here are eight situations that can make you broke in an instant — plus a few ways to protect yourself. 1. Getting scammed Maybe... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 04/25/2017

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8 Times You Need to Walk Away From Your Dream Home

You think you've found the perfect house. But before you plunge into homeownership, you need to watch out for any warning signs this sale isn't meant to be. Ask yourself whether any of these things apply to you. If so, buying the home of your dreams may just have to wait. 1. You can't afford 20... […]

Ask the Readers: What Skills Help You to Be More Frugal?

There are certain skills that are especially useful for saving money. If you know how to cook, you can make cheaper (and healthier!) meals at home; if you know how to sew, you can make your clothing last longer. And you don't need to hire a handyman for simple repairs if you know how to do them... […]

10 Items You Will Never Regret Bringing on a Trip

Getting ready for an upcoming trip is exciting. But when you make your packing list, stick to the essentials. There's no need to blow money on heavy, bulky gear you'll never use. Paring down your packing can also save you the expense and inconvenience of an overweight bag. Here are 10 necessities... […]

4 Ways Your Money Can Support Your Values

Giving to charity is an important line item in my family budget — but it's only one line. There are far more charitable organizations that I want to support than I can possibly give money to. But what if there were a way to support your values without having to free up more money to give to... […]

Best Deals for Monday 04/24/2017

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