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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 Deals for Monday 02/23

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Nordstrom Rack Clearance: Up to 90% off with deals from $2, OshKosh B'Gosh Sale: Up to 60% off + 15% off,... […]

Best Deals for Monday 02/23

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Nordstrom Rack Clearance: Up to 90% off with deals from $2, OshKosh B'Gosh Sale: Up to 60% off + 15% off,... […]

5 Discount Stores That Are More Expensive Than You Think

If you think you're getting a great bargain by shopping at big box stores that market themselves as purveyors of incredibly low prices, you may want to think again. Consider the alluring "loss leader" pricing strategy, for example. America's discount retailers draw you in by selling... […]

5 Discount Stores That Are More Expensive Than You Think

If you think you're getting a great bargain by shopping at big box stores that market themselves as purveyors of incredibly low prices, you may want to think again. Consider the alluring "loss leader" pricing strategy, for example. America's discount retailers draw you in by selling... […]

Choosing the Wrong Color Can Cost You Big on These Purchases

People generally chalk up color to personal preference when making a purchase, but what about those times when that choice can actually cost money? Strangely, I spend a lot of brain space thinking about the impact of color on my finances. I'm typing this article from the comfort of my new coral... […]

Choosing the Wrong Color Can Cost You Big on These Purchases

People generally chalk up color to personal preference when making a purchase, but what about those times when that choice can actually cost money? Strangely, I spend a lot of brain space thinking about the impact of color on my finances. I'm typing this article from the comfort of my new coral... […]

4 Great Investments That Sounded Really Stupid in the 2000s

Ridicule and high return are often positively correlated. In the 1970's, there was the pet rock craze, which reportedly made $15 million in its first six months. Now fast forward to 1989 — would you have invested in the penny stock of a homebrew computer maker? Well, a $5,000 investment in... […]

10 Things in Your Basement You Should Throw Out Today

I hate to admit it, but I'm a basement hoarder. My subterranean lair is the slightly moldy home to any and every item that I cannot decide what to do with. If it weren't for the fact that our washer and dryer reside in the basement, there probably wouldn't even be room to walk down there. (See... […]

10 Things in Your Basement You Should Throw Out Today

I hate to admit it, but I'm a basement hoarder. My subterranean lair is the slightly moldy home to any and every item that I cannot decide what to do with. If it weren't for the fact that our washer and dryer reside in the basement, there probably wouldn't even be room to walk down there. (See... […]

5 Ways Even Ordinary People Can Become Paid Models

Some people are born genetically gifted. People like Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima, and Tyson Beckford may all work very hard to maintain their ravishing good looks, but let's be honest… they started with a huge advantage. And while beauty is in the eye of the beholder, these people are... […]