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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.

Latest Posts from Wise Bread (page 5)

7 Ways Using Credit Can Help You Enjoy a Cheaper, Safer Summer Vacation

Summer travel season has arrived! Whether you’re going to the beach, the lake, the mountains, or “The Happiest Place on Earth” (at least from the kids’ perspective), summer vacation can be expensive. It also can put you at risk for theft — both of your personal... […]

How to Build Equity in Your Home

Equity is the difference between what you owe on your mortgage loan and what your home is currently worth. Say you owe $150,000 on your mortgage and your home is worth $200,000. You now have $50,000 worth of equity built up in your home. Congratulations! Equity is important when you sell your... […]

How to Build Equity in Your Home

Equity is the difference between what you owe on your mortgage loan and what your home is currently worth. Say you owe $150,000 on your mortgage and your home is worth $200,000. You now have $50,000 worth of equity built up in your home. Congratulations! Equity is important when you sell your... […]

8 Misleading Gadget Marketing Gimmicks

Consumers now have thousands of computers, tablets, e-readers, phones, game consoles, and other gadgets to choose from. Unfortunately, technology marketing teams have a frustrating history of creating misleading marketing campaigns — from the commercials they create to the facts listed on... […]

8 Misleading Gadget Marketing Gimmicks

Consumers now have thousands of computers, tablets, e-readers, phones, game consoles, and other gadgets to choose from. Unfortunately, technology marketing teams have a frustrating history of creating misleading marketing campaigns — from the commercials they create to the facts listed on... […]

Here's How the Right RV and Vehicle Insurance Protects Your Summer Fun

Summer can be a great time to get the big toys out of the garage. Jet Skis, off-road vehicles, RVs, and other expensive forms of transportation can make a summer trip more enjoyable. Those toys also need insurance to fix or replace them if they're damaged or destroyed in an accident. Here's what... […]

Here's How the Right RV and Vehicle Insurance Protects Your Summer Fun

Summer can be a great time to get the big toys out of the garage. Jet Skis, off-road vehicles, RVs, and other expensive forms of transportation can make a summer trip more enjoyable. Those toys also need insurance to fix or replace them if they're damaged or destroyed in an accident. Here's what... […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Changed Careers?

It isn't uncommon these days for someone to change their careers, and there are many good reasons to take the jump. A career change may improve your work-life balance, increase your income, or be more fulfilling than the work you used to do. Have you ever changed careers? What were your reasons... […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Changed Careers?

It isn't uncommon these days for someone to change their careers, and there are many good reasons to take the jump. A career change may improve your work-life balance, increase your income, or be more fulfilling than the work you used to do. Have you ever changed careers? What were your reasons... […]

5 Biggest Ways Millennials Risk Their Retirements

If you're stressing out about whether or not you're saving enough for retirement, you're not alone. Millennials are among those struggling the most with this dilemma. According to a 2016 study, 64 percent of working millennials believe they'll never save a $1 million nest egg. Why are millennials... […]