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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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Here's How Simply Investing in Companies You Love Can Make You Rich

Putting money in the stock market can seem scary and overwhelming, but there's an approach to making money that even the newest investor can understand. […]

10 Things Healthy People DO NOT Have in Their Homes

So, we've already covered the 10 items that healthy people are likely to have in their homes. But what about those things you won't find in their closets and shelves? Let's take a look and see! 1. Junk Food If you peek into the refrigerator and pantry of a healthy person, you will likely not find a lot of boxed, processed goods. You won't find cans of sugary soda. […]

The Only 3 Quick and Easy Salad Dressing Recipes You'll Ever Need

One of my least favorite things to buy is salad dressing. I end up standing in the aisle and staring at countless bottles, reading the weird ingredients and thinking about how I will inevitably end up throwing out half of the bottle. My pain continues when I reach the check-out. Since when did oil and some dried herbs cost so much? […]

Best Money Tips: Maintain the Value of Your Car

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on maintaining the value of your car, things you should buy in bulk, and organizational tools. Top 5 Articles Ten Ways to Maintain the Value of Your Car — Getting the oil changed regularly and driving it easy can help you maintain the value of your car. […]

12 Delicious and Cheap Nut Butter Recipes to Make at Home

I remember way back when a trip to the grocery store only offered up a few nut butter choices. There was smooth peanut butter, crunchy peanut butter, and maybe a jar of that mixed PBJ variety… But now there are sunflower butters, almond butters, hazelnut butters, chocolate peanut butters, cookie butters, and the list grows with each passing day. Nut butters are sort of, well, a thing these days. […]

14 Pricey Things You Shouldn't Buy (And What to Get Instead)

Shakespeare said it best: "Fast bind, fast find; a proverb never stale in thrifty mind." Savvy shoppers know that living a thrifty lifestyle doesn't mean that you have to give up on the finer things of life. The trick is to find cheaper alternatives to expensive purchases. […]

5 Ways That Negativity Can Help You

Debbie Downer, Moaning Myrtle, Negative Nancy. Slang terms like this make us feel like we have to be constantly upbeat and positive if we want to live a good life. However, recent research suggests that some degree of negativity can be helpful and essential to our health and happiness. (See also: Pessimism Pays) Here are five ways that negativity can work for you. 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Things to Bring to a Job Interview

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on things to bring to a job interview, getting a free education at your fingertips, and easy home organizing tips. Top 5 Articles 5 Things to Bring to a Job Interview — Be sure to bring a reference sheet and your resume to a job interview. […]

The 12 Herbs and Spices Every Pantry Should Have

Maybe you received a spice rack as a wedding gift. Perhaps you found a bunch of basil and cilantro in your latest CSA basket. Or possibly you're just looking to make healthier, low-calorie foods with fuller flavors on the cheap. […]