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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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Cable TV Is Here to Stay...for Now

The economy is in rough shape, and everyone wants to save a few bucks where they can. And thanks to the Internet, you can cut your cable bill without missing any of your favorite shows. But after doing some research and running the numbers, I realized that cutting cable won't go mainstream until someone comes up with an easy, convenient solution that gives couch potatoes what they want. […]

The Best Money Tools and Toys for Every Age Group

It was almost four years ago that I initially researched the world of financial teaching tools for kids. At the time, I thought that many of the top-notch products on the market aimed at introducing children to money would be a great holiday gift. […]

Best Money Tips: Get the Most for Your Money When Toy Shopping

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on getting the most for your money when buying toys, planning your holiday budget, and fashion on a budget. Top 5 Articles 6 Ways to Get the Most for Your Money When Buying Toys — Want to get the most for your money when buying toys? Try to buy toys that are gender neutral. […]

How to Get Rid of a Skunk Without Losing Your Dignity

I never thought I'd have to Google the words "how to get rid of a skunk" until I bought a home in Burlington, Vermont, where the skunks seem to outnumber the humans. All summer, I have been researching and testing inventive ways to rid my property of this infamously stinky critter. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 9/29, 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 prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: financial goals. Learn about staying motivated to reach goals, creating savings plans, and staying on track to achieve your goals. […]

How to Learn From Your Mistakes

Failure is often championed as a critical step in the path to eventual success. The accomplished are those who know how to learn from their mistakes, not people who never make mistakes. Billionaire Richard Branson is among those very successful business leaders who have overcome failure. As founder of Virgin Group, he says that he routinely learns from mistakes such as the Virgin Cola fiasco. […]

Best Money Tips: Save and Shop Smart

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving and shopping smart, tips for shopping consignment sales, and career lessons from Julia Child. Top 5 Articles 9 Simple Ways to Save and Shop Smart — Want to save money? Develop a love of leftovers! […]

Upgrade Your Home Decor for Less

On our road to a life of frugality, there are many things we tend to ignore and go without in order to keep making ends meet. One area that we often neglect in order to keep the bills paid and food on the table is the interior of our homes. […]