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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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Join Our Tweetchat on 09/16, 4pm CDT for a Chance to Win Prizes

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My House in Shifts: From 3 Housemates to 6.5, and Back Again

ShareThisI have been called everything from "economical" to downright cheap. Sometimes I let my friends and family make me feel bad — guilty, even — about my low-cost lifestyle. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Grow Asparagus

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the best way to get a great asparagus crop, how to be a weekend mechanic, and what the CARD act really means! Top 5 Articles How to Grow Asparagus — This yummy, green treat takes some care and planning to grow — but it’s worth it! […]

Credit Cards vs. Debit Cards: A Comprehensive Comparison

"Credit cards and debit cards have the exact same benefits." I've heard this statement for a long time, but I wanted to test it out to see if it is true. […]

All We Are Saying...Is Give Pabst A Chance.

Many apologies, fans of John Lennon, for the shameless hijacking of a wonderful song title. I couldn't resist. Now, this post is aimed at beer drinkers far and wide, and it's a plea to do a paradigm shift and open your eyes to the "low-end" beers that are considered cheap and nasty. […]

Going Into Debt Can Be Awesome

We often talk about the dark side of credit, but it is actually a wonderful invention. In a world where nothing is free, being able to borrow allows anyone to pursue their otherwise impossible dreams. Borrowing startup capital allows entrepreneurs to become important business owners with just an idea. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Relieve Stress? (Chance to win $20!)

Stress got you down? I feel ya. Whether it's the start of a new school year, illness, family pressures, or money troubles, all of us go through a rough patch from time to time. In addition to hoping to help you live large on a small budget, we at Wise Bread want to you know that we've got your back. We feel stress, too! […]

For a Frugal, Healthy Soap, Go With Goat Milk!

ShareThisEverywhere you look, you can find ads for creams, lotions, and serums with names including promises, such as "anti-wrinkle" and "anti-aging." These products have ingredients with names you can't even pronounce, much less know what they are. […]

4 Signs Your Kids Might Be In Danger Online

The internet can be an amazing opportunity for children and young adults to explore, connect, and learn. It can also harbor a world of stranger danger, viruses, and information that is inappropriate for little eyes. […]

The Key to Frugality: Avoid the Fear Tax

Have you ever purchased something for one of the following reasons? If you didn't, you wouldn't look good enough.   If you didn't, others might think less of you.   If you didn't, you weren't rewarding yourself like you should be.   If you didn't, you would be missing out on something more in life.   If you didn't, you were […]