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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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25 Ways to Take Five Minutes for Yourself

Taking time for yourself may seem impossible if you're the type of person who packs your daily schedule, or if you tend to overcommit your time. Even taking a five-minute break seems unrealistic to parents and those of us with busy lifestyles. […]

Beauty Routine Basics You Could Be Spending Less On

We all like to look our best, and a solid beauty routine is critical to achieving that goal. However, it’s easy to let yourself be persuaded into thinking you need to spend top dollar for grooming supplies. Here are a handful of beauty routine basics that might have you overspending, and tips to reverse the situation. […]

Best Money Tips: Fighting Killer Gas Prices

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on fighting killer gas prices, hidden money wasters, and shrinking your smartphone bill. Top 5 Articles Killer Gas Prices: Six Ways to Fight Back — Stop warming up your car. It will save you money on gas. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 10/25, 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: Building Wealth! Learn about making more than you spend, investing, and setting financial goals. […]

5 Ways That Charitable Giving Can Improve Your Finances

Most of us have finite resources. So giving to your favorite charity means that you have less to spend and save. But that generosity can also improve your finances. Certainly, if you make a large donation without examining or restructuring your priorities, habits, and bank accounts, then giving depletes rather than increases your resources. […]

Best Money Tips: Steps to Buying a House

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on steps to buying a house, reasons you need a spending plan, and Black Friday myths exposed. Top 5 Articles 9 Big Steps to Buying a House — When buying a house, don't forget to get an inspection. […]

Ask the Readers: What Are the Best Gifts for Teens?

Congratulations to Dani, Pamela, and Kelli for winning this week's contest! Editor's Note: For the next few weeks, we will be doing a gift giving series on Ask the Readers and will focus on the best gifts for certain demographics! Ask the Readers: What are the Best Gifts for Teens? is part four of our series! […]

Why We Spend More When We Pay With Credit Cards

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to treat myself to an afternoon at my favorite shopping destination, Barnes & Noble. Even though I usually have very tight controls on the number of (purchased) books that I may bring into the house, I generally let myself buy two or three new titles a few times a year. (I know. […]

Best Money Tips: Low-Budget Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on low-budget ways to celebrate Halloween, where to find unique presents for kids, and green ways to save money. Top 5 Articles 6 Low-Budget Ways To Celebrate Halloween — Celebrate Halloween without breaking the bank by borrowing or reusing costumes. […]

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. […]