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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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Here's How a Spending Ban Can Help (and Hurt) You

If you're struggling to get your finances in order, a spending ban can be a great way to get back on track. A spending ban is a period anywhere from one week to one year wherein you refrain from all spending, other than for necessities. A spending ban might sound a little extreme, but it is a good... […]

Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?

Shop at enough chain retailers and you'll eventually be offered a chance to apply for a store credit card. Often it comes with a tempting discount on your purchase, and maybe even a promotional financing offer. But how good are store credit cards, and should you get one? Benefits of Store Credit... […]

Bots, Chips, and Selfies: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

In 2016, more than half of all purchases in the U.S. were made online instead of at a brick-and-mortar store. From selfie-payments to Facebook Messenger bots, there is now a long list of unusual ways that you can pay the water bill or complete your grocery run for the week. But how safe are these... […]

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on money lessons we can learn from Beyoncé, tips for solo travel, and how to get the most out of your doctor appointments. Top 5 Articles Make lemonade: 5 Money Rules You Can Learn From Beyoncé — Beyoncé — as a... […]

The 7 Most Common Tax Questions for Beginners, Answered

It's tax season: That joyous time when you look back on what you earned last year and figure out whether you gave enough of it to Uncle Sam. Think of it as Christmas for the government. If you're new to filing a tax return, the process can seem daunting. The forms have cryptic names. Making a... […]

Get More Free Travel With These Credit Cards

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Best Deals for Friday 02/17

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How to Help Your Kid Build Their First Budget

Teenagers need guidance to build their first budget. But with sporting events, extracurriculars, and homework to worry about, it can be easy for parents to let budgeting skills fall through the cracks. And if you were never taught how to budget by your own parents, you might not know how to teach... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Make Friends

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to make friends, trendy workouts that you can do for less, and ways to improve your morning. Top 5 Articles How to Make Friends — Put out a positive energy. People want to be around others who are excited about... […]

Don't Make These 6 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Mistakes

There are few things as rewarding as a generous sign-up bonus. Credit card issuers offering you hundreds of dollars worth of points, miles, or just plain cash back can seem irresistible. But at the same time, earning these bonuses may not be as easy as it appears. There's plenty of room for error... […]