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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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Best Money Tips: Save Money on Vet Bills

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on vet bills, items you can buy cheaper online than in-store, and the worst money mistakes anyone can make. Top 5 Articles How to save money on vet bills — Pet-proofing your house can save you money on vet bills. […]

The Best Cheap Food Sources of Antioxidants

Antioxidants play a key role in helping your body deal with free radicals, which can damage cells and may contribute to heart disease, cancer, and other ailments. Many of the high-powered foods containing these antioxidants come with a price tag that's high powered, too. If exotic peppers and gogi berries aren't in your regular grocery budget, don't despair. […]

The 5 Best High Yield CDs

Savers are having a tough time. Interest rates are low, and that means yields on cash are low, too. […]

10 Surprising Marketing Tricks You Should Be Aware Of

As an advertising professional, I get exasperated by the use of deceptive language and product claims that are misleading. From ambiguous wording, to modern examples of snake oil, here are 10 things you should know before spending your hard-earned money. 1. Excedrin — Many Names, One Product You’ll see this not just with Excedrin, but with a multitude of products in the pharmacy section. […]

Best Money Tips: Bathroom Remodels on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on bathroom remodels on a budget, saving money by reducing waste, and investing with little money. Top 5 Articles Bathroom Remodels on a Budget — Remodel your bathroom on a budget by changing the mirror. [Beating Broke] Want to Save Money? […]

The 5 Best Water Filters

It's important that people drink water. Without getting into the nitty-gritty science of it all, consuming water is essential to our survival. But that doesn't tell us just how we should consume our daily dosage of H2O. […]

How to Do Things That Scare You

There are lots of famous quotes on the topic of facing your fears. Here's a good one. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face… The danger lies in refusing to face the fear, in not daring to come to grips with it... You must make yourself succeed every time. […]

Why You Pay More at the Grocery Store (and How to Stop)

Many of us don't think too much about what we throw into our grocery carts — or how much it all costs. After all, we have to eat! But for most Americans, food makes up one of the largest expenses in the budget, right after paying for housing and transportation. […]

Best Money Tips: Secrets to a Dream Retirement

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on secrets to a dream retirement, ways to use your tax refund as parents, and 12 financial tips for debt-burdened new grads. Top 5 Articles Six secrets to a dream retirement — If you want to have a dream retirement, you must take action! [CNN Money] 7 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund as Parents — Are you a parent? […]

11 Attractive Standing Desks You Can Actually Afford

Ernest Hemingway wrote at a standing desk (sometimes a very frugal DIY one). Charles Dickens wrote at one, too, and generations of architects, engineers, and draftsmen did their work at standing desks and tables. The writers claimed standing helped them find inspiration and maybe that is also true for the artists and designers. Most folks agreed that sitting was for slackers. […]