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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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Is It Ever Okay to Cosign a Loan?

Cosigning a loan is, generally speaking, a bad idea. That's because you place your own credit at risk and could be responsible for the entire amount of the loan if the other party fails to pay. There are horror stories aplenty of people who cosigned loans for friends or family members — or... […]

4 Best Jobs for Work Life Balance

More and more Americans want better work-life balance. In the U.S., 57% of full-time employees indicate that their spouse or partner works 35 hours or more a week, too. However, no other group craves a better work-life balance more than millennials. While 78% of full-time working millennials have... […]

5 Surprising Ways the Rich Get Richer

You've noticed an interesting phenomenon: The richest people in the country have a knack for getting richer. Don't get jealous. Emulate them, instead. How do the rich get richer? They don't fall for get-rich-quick schemes, they don't fall in love with their stocks, and they certainly don't panic... […]

6 Ways to Score a Black Friday Deal Without Leaving Home

Black Friday — either you love it, or you hate it. As retailers continue to offer a very limited quantity of doorbuster deals each year, many shoppers are wising up and looking for other ways to save. Here are a few unique ways to save money on Black Friday without ever having to leave the... […]

9 Times Choosing an Unpopular Color Will Save You Big

Color has a major impact on how, where, and what we spend our money on. A study revealed that 84.7% of shoppers think that color is the most important factor for choosing products. In a related study, the Institute for Color Research found that people make subconscious judgments about a person, an... […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card Limited Time Offer: Get 50,000 Points ($625 Value)

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/chase-sapphire-preferred-review For a limited time, Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is offering new cardholders 50,000 bonus points.... […]

8 Friendsgiving Hacks That'll Make Everyone Feel at Home

Thanksgiving can be a lonely and depressing holiday. For others who can go home, Thanksgiving can be a stressful onslaught of family dysfunction, terrible commutes, and questionable side dishes. Luckily for my bummed-out friends, I love Thanksgiving. It is, by far, my favorite American holiday and... […]

Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy on Black Friday

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found a few things you shouldn’t buy on Black Friday, Depression-Era habits you should pick up, and ways to frost-proof your garden. Top 5 Articles 10 Things You Shouldn’t Buy on Black Friday (And When to Buy Them Instead)... […]

Best Deals for Friday 11/20

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Kohls: $10 off $40 w/ coupon code, Hoover SteamVac Carpet Cleaner with Clean Surge for $75, Two 24” Mixed Pine... […]

5 Surprising Ways to Save Money During Your Pregnancy

My husband and I had barely stopped staring at the positive pregnancy test when the advertising began. We received coupons in the mail for baby superstores and nursery furniture boutiques. I subscribed to a pregnancy magazine that touted belly creams, mommy-to-be fitness courses, and a plethora of... […]