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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 Give Your Finances a Year-End Review

As one year ends and another begins, it's a natural time for reflection — financial and otherwise. Here are some suggestions for evaluating your financial progress in 2016, with the hopes of planning an even better 2017. Net Worth This is your financial big picture and it makes for a great... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 01/03

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5 Big Brands Making the World a Better Place

We tend to believe that big retailers are only interested in the bottom line. But many large retail companies do want to make the world a better place, and they are happy to put their profits and influence to work in order to do so. The following big retailers are working to create a better world,... […]

How to Build Your Best Travel Budget

Some people live for trip planning, while others would rather get it done quickly and just enjoy their vacation. Whichever camp you fall into, creating a comprehensive travel budget is a crucial part of the planning process and will help ensure that you have the best trip possible. (See also: 10... […]

8 Money Moments That Should Be On Everyone's Bucket List

The big house. The fancy car. The 'round-the-world vacation. When you think of a bucket list, and mention money, it's easy to start daydreaming about things that cost a fortune. However, you don't have to have your head in the clouds to achieve a bucket list of money moments. Here are eight of the... […]

Best Deals for Monday 01/02

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Is Your New Years Resolution to Get Out of Debt?

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/fastest-way-to-pay-off-10000-in-credit-card-debt?utm_so... Start the new year out with a plan to get out of debt. Here is the... […]

7 Famous Houses From Film and TV You Can Buy

It could be the ultimate in fandom: You've seen the movie, you've had the poster autographed by the star — now move into the set. When a real home is used for a film or television show, chances are that it will eventually go up for sale. That's when you, the fan, gets the chance to pore over... […]

Flashback Friday: 76 New Year's Resolutions That'll Make 2017 Your Year

There's no dancing around it — 2016 has been a garbage year. Most of us are ready to enthusiastically wave goodbye to it on New Year's Eve and usher in a fresh start. And even though most resolutions are abandoned by February, if you incorporate focused, realistic goals, your chances for... […]

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Three Lessons About Saving One Husband Learned in a Year

[Editor's Note: This is the another episode in Max Wong's journey to find an extra $31,000 this year. Read the whole series here.] Oh. My. God. Mr. Spendypants has been pretending not to read my Wise Bread articles all this time. How do I know this? It's only recently that he's become suspiciously... […]