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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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The 5 Best Handheld Vacuums

Most people, if not all, would agree that a vacuum cleaner is an essential tool to have in your cleaning arsenal. […]

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Saving at the Super Market

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on secrets to saving at the super market, affordable beach weddings, and things you should check before buying a used car. Top 5 Articles 10 Secrets to Saving at the Super Market — Downloading store apps and learning how to recognize the best sales can help you save at the super market. […]

10 Simple All Natural Bug and Mosquito Repellents

Bugs. Can't live with them, but can't live without them. Despite all the good flies, mosquitoes, bees, and other insects do for our ecosystem, they can sure seem like pests during that backyard BBQ or annual camping extravaganza. With a little foresight, common sense, and maybe a few essential oils, however, you can battle with these creatures and win. Better yet? […]

23 Money-Saving Items Everyone Should Own

Can I get this cheaper? This is a question that all thrifty shoppers ask themselves before opening their wallets. And well they should: Less expensive is good. But what about items that actually save you money over time? (See also: 101 Ways to Save Money Around the House) It's time to pile savings on top of savings with these 23 money-saving items that everyone should own. 1. […]

I'm Eating What? 12 Gross Things in Your Food

You are what you eat. Vitamins, minerals, protein, fat… and you might also be eating bugs, clones, breast implants, and viruses. If you want to avoid the last half of that list, it's time to learn about all the gross stuff you're eating — and how to avoid it in the future. Good health requires relatively healthy eating habits. […]

If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 Things

Are you counting on your 401(k) to fund your dream retirement? If so, make sure you're not making the following common mistakes. By avoiding these pitfalls, you'll ensure that you end up with the most money possible. (See also: Optimize Your IRA and Your 401(k)) Stick to the Default Contribution Percentage If your employer automatically enrolls you in your 401(k), that's a great thing. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Watch Movies for Free

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on ways to watch movies for free, bridal shower gift ideas, and motivation and money. Top 5 Articles 11 Ways to Watch Movies for Free — To watch movies for free, go to the library or use SwapADVD. […]

9 Ways to Invest in Yourself

You are your own greatest asset. Think about it. Who you are, how you feel about yourself, how you present yourself, what you know, your overall physical and mental health… it all contributes to how you perform at work, at home, and in the things you do for fun. Of course, you're also a lot more than an asset — a machine that either performs its function well or does not. […]

8 Ways to Take a Break at Work (and Still Look Busy)

If you spend your day in an office, a cubicle, a dark room, or behind a desk, chances are good that — at some point — you are going to lose focus, your productivity is going to decrease, and your energy level will plummet. […]

4 Financial Mistakes That Limit Your Freedom

Whether you are at home, at work, or out with friends, there's no escaping financial stress. It's the kind of stress that stays with you until you do something about it. It takes over your life. You end up spending a lot of time thinking about your finances which causes you to be unproductive in other areas… and not present in life. It limits your freedom. […]