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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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How to Have a Perfect No-Spend Weekend!

We all want to be to make getting out of debt a bigger priority in our lives, but what do you do if you’re not quite ready to make the full commitment (especially around the holidays) or if you’re not quite sure you’ll be able to handle it? The perfect solution is a No-Spend Weekend! You’ll reap the benefits of cutting-back without the time commitment. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money for a House

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to save money for a house, steps to take before a job interview, and how to protect your stuff. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Save Money for a House — Consolidating your debts can help you save money for a house. […]

Stockpiling Is Rarely the Answer

If the answer is stockpiling, you've probably got the question wrong. (See also: The Second-Best Way to Make your Household More Secure) Now, I'm not talking about having a well-stocked pantry. […]

10 Great Holiday Gifts From the Thrift Store

Holiday shopping doesn’t have to be an orgy of planet-destroying consumerism. There is a very easy way to lower your carbon footprint, support your local economy, save money, and give to charity all at the same time — buy second hand gifts from your local thrift store. Even if you don't have thrift stores in your neck of the woods, several thrift stores have gotten internet savvy. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways People Waste Money on Groceries

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on ways people wast money on groceries, making extra money before Christmas, and being safe when making charitable donations. Top 5 Articles 7 Ways People Waste Money On Groceries — If you are buying name brand food, chances are you are wasting money on groceries. […]

Save on Books, Diapers, and Much More With an Amazon Membership Program

Since its inception, Amazon has dominated cyberspace in terms of print book sales and nowadays, e-book sales. It is a frugal source of literature for millions of bookworms looking to stock their shelves (or Kindles) with books. For the rest of us, it's a good source for everything else, from tools to toiletries. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/6, 12pm PST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 p.m. Pacific/ 3p.m. Eastern for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Career Advice for Young Adults! Learn about making your resume stand out, nailing your interview, and what makes young adults attractive to employers. […]

Win Your Next Potluck With One of These 23 Cheap, Easy Potluck Dishes

It’s potluck season, which means that soon you’re going to be thinking, “What in the world am I bringing to this thing?!” These 23 delicious dishes are perfect for your next potluck, and they won’t bust the bank in the process. (See also: 5 Potluck Parties That Help You Share the Wealth) Let’s start with the sweet dishes...  1. […]

A 5-Step Plan to Quitting Your Job

That all-too familiar dread is starting to consume you more and more every day. Sundays have become even more depressing than normal. Lunch hours are a godsend even if you're not eating. It's time for you to get out of there. It's time to quit your job. Here's the right way to do it so you don't burn any bridges and set yourself up for success. (See also: How to Quit Your Job) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Christmas Gifting Strategies

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal Christmas gifting strategies, designing a lucky life, and gifts for job hunters. Top 5 Articles How to Create a Fantastic Yet Frugal Christmas Gifting Strategy — The first step in creating a fantastic but frugal Christmas gifting strategy is to set a budget. […]