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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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11 Fun Games That Make You Smarter, Too

"Life is more fun if you play games," said Roald Dahl. (See also: 5 Economy Based Games That Make You Think) And there's even better news: Those same games can also make you smarter. Here are 11 games that exercise different mental skills. 1. Super Mario Brothers Good news fans of the... […]

12 Things You Won't Ever Use Again and Should Throw Out Today

I'm a frugal person. I also love to upcycle. So how should you handle items in your home that you aren't using now, but are worried may come in handy someday? While it's a good idea to make a personal assessment of most every item in your home, there are some items you shouldn't waste your time... […]

12 Things You Won't Ever Use Again and Should Throw Out Today

I'm a frugal person. I also love to upcycle. So how should you handle items in your home that you aren't using now, but are worried may come in handy someday? While it's a good idea to make a personal assessment of most every item in your home, there are some items you shouldn't waste your time... […]

6 Negative Traits That Are Actually Good for You

Pessimism. Anger. Shyness. Jealousy. Boredom. Impatience. These characteristics is usually seen as negative. In fact, you hear generalizations that aren't flattering about all of these traits. Pessimistic people aren't happy, anger hurts relationships, shy people hide all their lives, jealousy... […]

7 Online Workout Videos for Free or Cheap

You don't need to purchase DVDs to gain a beefy collection of at-home workouts — YouTube is an excellent resource for quick exercise routines that cost nothing at all. And there are many other free and lost-cost options from which to choose. (See also: These At-Home Exercises Will Give You a... […]

The 29 Companies With the Best Maternity Benefits

What does the United States have in common with Swaziland and Papua New Guinea? We are one of only three countries in the world that does not mandate paid maternity leave. That's right, 178 other countries require paid leave for mothers who have just given birth. This map shows paid leave around... […]

The 29 Companies With the Best Maternity Benefits

What does the United States have in common with Swaziland and Papua New Guinea? We are one of only three countries in the world that does not mandate paid maternity leave. That's right, 178 other countries require paid leave for mothers who have just given birth. This map shows paid leave around... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/18, 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: Movies on the Cheap! Learn about saving on movie tickets, avoiding breaking the bank at the concession stand, and getting... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/18, 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: Movies on the Cheap! Learn about saving on movie tickets, avoiding breaking the bank at the concession stand, and getting... […]

The 6 Craziest Things People Have Done to Land a Job

As the job market continues to disappoint with fewer and fewer available jobs, we have to work harder at impressing potential employers. There are thousands of tutorials out there about how to impress interviewers and job gatekeepers. And just like you, everybody else is reading those same... […]