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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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Wardrobe Staples Every Man Should Own

Only in recent years have a majority of modern men become conscious of how they dress. Thanks to smoldering, handsome male celebs that guys-next-door quietly idolize and want to emulate, fashion-forward men — or metrosexuals — are more aware of what they’re wearing when they step out and how others perceive their various looks. They say that clothes make the man. It’s true — to an extent. […]

Best Money Tips: Deadly Credit Card Sins

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on credit card sins, how to make an unbeatable resume, and tips for debt management. Top 5 Articles The 7 Deadly Credit Card Sins — Don't commit the credit card sin of applying for too many credit cards at once. [Credit Karma Blog] Want an Unbeatable Resume? […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 8/25, 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: How to save on back-to-school shopping. Learn about comparison shopping, how to buy only what you need, and setting a shopping budget. […]

New Ways to Listen to Music for Free or Cheap

It seems like everyone has an iPod or a cell phone with mp3 capabilities now. But paying for music stinks, and every week seems to bring a new favorite song, so why keep paying just to fill your iTunes with thousands of songs you don't listen to? I don't consider myself a music junkie, and even I have about 100 hours worth of music on my computer. […]

What Was Your Financial Fork in the Road?

Most of us have that pivotal moment or experience that shakes us from our stupor and resets our financial course. Maybe it’s a life change like bankruptcy or divorce. Maybe it’s something as simple as getting burned once by high credit card rates or finally ditching a car loan that had your budget on cinder blocks. What was your financial fork in the road, and what fate did it save you from? […]

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Baby Expenses

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to save on baby expenses, being smart about buying daily deals, and how to save money buying a used car. Top 5 Articles 15 Ways to Save on Baby Expenses — Save money on baby expenses by buying supplies in bulk. […]

7 Fresh Ideas for Healthy Road Trip Snacks

If you’re going on a family road trip, you really can’t escape the need to pack some food. Even if you’re planning on eating out or preparing food in the kitchen at your destination, packing a few healthy road trip snacks is still a necessity. Traffic delays, vehicle troubles, and other travel snafus are common enough that at some point you will indeed be dining in your car. […]

Ask the Readers: Would You Donate to the Government?

The United States is currently over $14 trillion dollars in debt. After the recent debt-ceiling crisis, almost everyone became painfully aware of how in trouble the United States is financially. But is the severity of the situation enough to cause Americans to pull together to try to alleviate the debt issue by donating to the Bureau of Public Debt? Would you donate to the government? […]

50+ Ways to Have Free Outdoor Fun

There are lots of ways to have free outdoor fun. "Naturally," being outside can be all about exploring nature — taking a rigorous hike in a national park, for example — but there are loads of things that you can do outside that involve neither hugging trees nor sweating. (See also: 47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend) Relax and Contemplate Gaze at the sky, looking at the stars. […]

Where to Find the Cheapest Shipping Rates

Whether you are shipping items for a small business, sending out your manuscript to multiple publishers, or simply mailing a gift, you don't want to get burned on the shipping costs. Doing a little extra research to find the cheapest shipping rates could save you a lot of money. […]