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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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Win a Ticket to the I_Blog Conference!

Do you blog? If you would like to learn more about monetization, networking, and taking beautiful photos, you will love the annual I_Blog Conference taking place again this year in Perry, Iowa! […]

New Rules of Budgeting: Focus on Your Dreams

ShareThisThe following post is an adapted excerpt from Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back, a new book by Kimberly Palmer. Let’s face it, old-school budgets are boring. Numbers, restrictions, lists, blah. […]

3 Sources for Freelance Work at Home Jobs

Freelance work at home jobs are easier dreamed about than found, it sometimes seems. Between scouring countless classified ads, fishing out the scams from the legitimate opportunities, sending query letters and follow ups, there’s hardly any time left over to actually find the work. […]

How to Winterize Your Home for Maximum Savings

The heat of summer is fading fast and fall temps may be prompting some around the country to start turning up the thermostat. […]

5 Best Money-Saving, Healthy, Homemade Salad Dressings

Salad dressing is a ridiculous expense. The non-refrigerated kind have all sorts of unpronounceable additives, and the healthier jar type found near the produce aisle run at least $4 a jar — and they usually turn bad before I finish them. A solution? Make your own salad dressing, and only the amount you'll use within the week. […]

4 Places to Start Your Debt Management Crusade

Even though much of the country has been working hard to bounce back in the last year, you may only now be realizing your struggle with debt. […]

Wise Bread Blogger on the NBC News with Brian Williams

On Friday, September 24th, my family was on the NBC Nightly News talking about changes we've made in the way we use credit cards because of the financial crisis. We'd interviewed with one of their L.A. reporters, Kristen Walker, a couple of weeks previous. Filming was a blast. […]

Think Twice Before Ditching Your Current Bank

Have you finally had enough with your bank? With so many changes in the banking industry, it is not unusual for many bank customers to get frustrated or even disheartened to see their money being handled in an unfavorable manner. […]

Save Money Shopping Online With Google

Paying full price for something is ludicrous these days. There are so many different ways to ensure you're getting a deal — all you have to do is a tiny bit of work. You're already on Wise Bread, so you've (hopefully) already figured out whether this is an essential purchase or not. […]