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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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17 Reasons New Graduates Make Great Employees

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/17-reasons-new-graduates-make-great-employees Nail your next job interview by highlighting these positive traits. […]

Best Money Tips: Get Your Kids to Save

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on getting your kids to save, saving by spending on select days, and things you shouldn't keep in your wallet. Top 5 Articles 7 Quick, Simple Ways to Get Your Kids to Save-Today! — Get your kids to save money today by offering to match their deposits. […]

Chase Sapphire Preferred Review: $500 Signup Bonus

I have to confess, I felt kind of sleazy when I applied for this card. The only reason I bothered was that it offered a great sign-up bonus. Yet more than a year later, I continue to use the card regularly. […]

Are You Getting These 5 Things for Free?

As people are working harder to cut back on spending and reduce their living costs, they are finding creative ways to put more cash in the bank. Couponing, repurposing products, and growing your own food are certainly excellent ways to cut costs, but there is also legitimately free stuff you can take advantage of too. […]

Best Money Tips: 2012 Holiday Layaway Plans Explained

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on 2012 holiday layaway plans explained, making traveling a priority on a limited budget, and when to haggle. Top 5 Articles 2012 Holiday Layaway Plans Explained — Layaway will not get you sale prices on the items you put on layaway. […]

What You Must Know Before Transferring Credit Card Balances

One of the ways you can get a break on your credit card interest rate is to transfer your balance from a high interest rate card to one with a lower interest rate. Many credit card issuers offer 0% APR balance transfer deals in the hopes that you will move your money. Before you take the plunge, though, you need to know exactly what you are getting into. […]

Infographic: How Much We Spend on Halloween

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/halloween-by-the-numbers Americans will spend $8 billion on Halloween this year. How much candy will you be eating? […]

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways you're wasting money, how to control your emotions when shopping, and saving on Christmas shopping. Top 5 Articles 10 Ways You're Wasting Money — Do you find yourself throwing away food? If so, you are wasting money. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 10/18, 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: Having a Frugal Halloween! […]

Cooking for Beginners: 10 Recipes for Kitchen Newbies

I enjoy cooking — and I’m not bad at it — but those skills didn’t necessarily come naturally. There was a lot of trial and error (I nearly burnt down my house by putting a frozen chicken breast in a searing-hot pan of oil once), a lot of wasted ingredients (you can’t eat chicken that’s burnt on the outside but frozen solid in the middle), and a lot of hours spent watching cooking shows to pick […]