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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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4 Lies You Shouldn't Tell Your Interviewer

People who lie during their interview or on their résumé can get stressed out because it may lead to complications during the hiring process. They may also keep worrying about the interviewer finding out. It's always good to be honest, although perhaps you should wait until you're asked before volunteering certain information. […]

The 5 Best Wine Openers

Whether you love to entertain or you enjoy a glass of wine by yourself on a quiet night, chances are you'll need a wine opener at some point in your life. Wine is many guests' favorite gift to bring event hosts, and you don't want to be caught unprepared when it comes time to crack those bottles open. […]

Gift Ideas for Practical People

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/gift-ideas-for-the-frugal What do you buy for people who hate to spend? These gift ideas will thrill the cheapskate on your list by saving them money. […]

31 Great Gifts that Keep on Giving

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/31-great-gifts-that-keep-on-giving Don't give something that'll end up in the junk drawer. Instead, try one of these creative gifts that will be appreciated for months (or even years!) to come. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/19, 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: Frugal New Year's Eve Celebrations! Join us as we talk about how to save on throwing a New Year's Eve bash or keeping it frugal if you are headed out to celebrate! […]

8 Fees You Need to Stop Paying Right Now

This post is brought to you by Discover it. We all like to know that we are getting the best value for our money. In fact, most of us don’t mind paying for something that provides us with good value in return. Unfortunately, you might be surprised to discover that there are plenty of fees you are paying right now that provide you zero return for your money — and those fees add up. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Wednesday 12/18

Playskool Toy Story 3 Classic Mrs. Potato Head $6 - Hollywood has never seen a tater starlet like this before. Classic Mrs. Potato Head figure, modeled after her character in the Toy Story movie. Playskool Sesame Street Elmo Junction Train Set $15.99 - This 2-in-1 vehicle set, with 10 feet of track, easily converts from train tracks into a 2-level roadway and railway. […]

6 Secrets to a Joyful Life

Since 1939, scientists at Harvard have been studying a single group of 200 men. They have examined these men's lives on many levels and over many years, trying to determine what makes human beings thrive. What increases our wellbeing? What makes us happy? What brings us joy? […]

Best Money Tips: Negotiating the Raise You Deserve

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on negotiating the raise you deserve, manly Christmas gift ideas for under $30, and surviving the holidays with your job intact. Top 5 Articles 7 Tips to Negotiating the Raise You Deserve — When trying to negotiate a raise, be seen and emphasize your work performance. […]

10 Fun Ways to Wrap the Gift of Cash

Cash in a card for Christmas is acceptable, but, let's be honest, it's not very creative. This year, make your loved ones work hard for their money by presenting their cash gifts in exciting and intricate ways. Take a look at these fun ways to wrap the gift of cash that are sure to bring a smile to everyone's face. (See also: 5 Ways to Gift Cash) 1. […]