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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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Best Money Tips: Make a Stranger Smile

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make a stranger smile, how to beat the banks and live frugally, and billionaire habits to pick up. Top 5 Articles 88 Ways To Make A Stranger Smile — Make a stranger smile by sharing your lunch with someone who doesn't have one. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 5/12, 12pm Pacific for 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: Frugal gardening tips. […]

Stop Slouching! 5 Ways to Improve Your Posture

Forget the start of barbecue season. The month of May is all about bad backs and slouched shoulders. At least, that's the hope of chiropractic organizations, which have pushed to rechristen May as "National Correct Posture Month." Doesn't have a springtime ring to it, but the reality is that scores of Americans exhibit poor posture, which c […]

How to Make Your Own Popcorn

Addictive, fluffy, and crunchy, popcorn is, dare I say it...? The perfect snack. We already know that it makes for great movie noshing. But popcorn can also be one of the healthiest snacks you can make, with three cups of air-popped popcorn coming in at around 90 calories. […]

Best Money Tips: Beat Rising Travel Costs

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on beating rising summer travel costs, what high schoolers should know about money, and how to get your first credit card. Top 5 Articles How to Beat Rising Summer Travel Costs — Don't let travel costs get the best of you this summer. […]

How to Save Big on Big Family Vacations

They eat more. They laugh more. Big families are a blessing to those parents who are fortunate enough to have them, but the bill associated with taking them anywhere (especially on vacation) can be shocking. […]

Ask The Readers: Do You Buy In Bulk?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Donna D, @oshkoshbgosh123, and Raina Deichert for winning this week's contest! Buying items in bulk is oftentimes a great way to save money. Many people will invest in memberships to warehouses just to have the option of saving money by buying in bulk. […]

How to Thrive Before, During, and After Job Fairs

I remember my first job fair very well. During my senior year of college, I entered the large room with a folder full of resumés and a map of where in the room each employer was located. As I looked at the map, I realized two things: I had no idea what any of these companies did, and I had absolutely no plan. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Leftovers

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to use up leftovers, myths that cost you money, and savvy career tips inspired by Oprah. Top 5 Articles 15 Tips to Use Up Leftovers — Make sure your leftovers don't go to waste by putting them away as soon as possible after a meal. […]

Book Review: The Ultimate Tech Guide for Travelers

It’s no small job to manage technology while traveling; you face challenges like choosing the best machine for your needs, backing up your data, staying connected, and finding the best (free) software to keep it all running smoothly. I’ve been traveling for four years now, and in that time I’ve cycled through numerous different computers, g […]