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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 Make a Piggy Bank

I'm normally a debit swiping, credit-card carrying shopper who rarely makes cash purchases. However, this year I'm using cash a little more than usual which equates to coins rolling around the bottom of my purse, backpack, car, and pockets. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 3/31, 12pm Pacific for 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: Balancing charity with frugality. Where do you draw the line between being generous and taking care of yourself? […]

25 Frugal Changes You Can Make Today

Frugal living does not have to involve drastic changes; a few simple everyday changes can go a long way. Here are 25 changes you can make today and start living a frugal life without taking frugality too far. (See also: The Line Between Frugal and Crazy) 1. […]

Cool, Colorful, Quality Headphones for $35 or Less

Take a look around. I bet you can find someone nearby that has those neo-iconic white cords flowing from their ears. That's because Apple has the earbud market on lock, thanks to the massive popularity of its many media devices. […]

Best Money Tips: Finding Cheap Airline Tickets

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on finding cheap airline tickets, choosing the best credit card for you, and tasks to organize your finances. Top 5 Articles Tips on Finding Cheap Airline Tickets — If you want to find cheap airline tickets, try looking on Wednesdays. […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Still Have a Landline?

In an age where almost everyone has a cell phone, more and more people are opting to save money by getting rid of their landline. For many people, it makes more sense to rely solely on their cell phone than continuing to pay for a landline. […]

How Water Can Save You $977 a Year

Most of us eat out at least once a week. In fact, renowned culinary experts Zagat recently announced that although we are dining out less as a nation (due to the poor economy) we are still eating out an average of 3.1 times per week. That's the average of course, some of us are eating out daily. […]

Best Ways to Count (and Cash in) Your Change

What should you do with your loose change? The easiest way to turn your coins into currency is to let someone (or something) else do it for you. Some banks have coin-counting machines. But pinpointing what banks and which branches have this service isn't always simple. PNC Bank has a search filter to locate one of its coin counters. […]

Best Money Tips: Entertain Houseguests on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on entertaining houseguests on a budget, ways to reduce your cell phone bill, and salary negotiation. Top 5 Articles How to Entertain Houseguests on a Budget — Entertain guests frugally by keeping your food and drink options simple. […]