Wise Bread

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 420)

Market Clones: How to Pay Drastically Less for Pricey Products

A recent question posted to “AskMeFi” — the popular crowd sourced question and answer subsite of Metafilter.com — asked users to suggest products that were priced differently, depending on market and intended use. […]

Best Money Tips: Save a Bundle on Flowers

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on flowers, getting cheap life insurance, and paying off student loans. Top 5 Articles 9 Tips To Save You A Bundle On Flowers — To save money on flowers, consider giving a potted plant instead! […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Preschool Enrollment

If you have a preschool-aged child, you know that paying for preschool can be expensive. While there are a wide variety of prices and preschool philosophies out there, looking at the bill almost always feels like a shock to the system. There are, however, a few ways to save some money and still get your child the jump start on their education that you’ve been hoping for. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 1/31, 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: Super Bowl Savings! Learn about saving when watching at the bar and throwing a frugal Super Bowl Party! […]

6 Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be

No one ever said that life was easy, and none of us ever assumed that we’d get all that we desire without hitting at least a few obstacles along the way. But come on! Does everything have to always be so hard? If this sounds like you, take heart; you’re not alone. And believe it or not, the answer to that question is no, it doesn’t. Things don’t have to always be so difficult. […]

How to Pay Down $100 Worth of Debt This Week

We could all use an extra Benjamin to pay off a debt or put into savings this week. The problem is, money doesn’t rain down from the heavens or grow on trees. Alas, we have to earn it one way or another — but, as it turns out, that may not be as difficult as you think. To line your pockets with an extra $100 within seven days, check out these reliable ways to make extra cash starting right now. […]

Best Money Tips: Lower the Cost of Raising a Child

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on lowering the cost of raising a child, meal starters to keep in your kitchen, and financial tips for newlyweds. Top 5 Articles Simple Ways to Lower the Cost of Raising a Child — Lower the cost of raising a child by purchasing diapers in bulk. […]

How to Make Your Own Curtains

Although I am a die-hard do-it-yourselfer, sewing is not one of the home skills I enjoy very much. I used to sew a lot, and I think I got burned out. So, when our living room curtains started looking tired, I ignored them. When the cat stretched and put holes in one of them, I ignored them. When they looked dingy, I washed them, but they looked less crisp. I resumed ignoring them. […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Read Product Reviews Before Buying?

Making decisions on big purchases can be difficult! Many people spend lots of time researching prices, warranty info, and other relevant facts to their potential purchase. On top of that, many people take the time to read reviews on their potential purchase before actually buying an item. […]