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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 When Buying Things You Need

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how to save money when buying things you need, decorating a small apartment on a dime, and when to teach kids about money. Top 5 Articles How To Save Money When Buying Things You Need — Save money when buying things you need by considering buying second hand. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 8/4, 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: How to nail your job interview. Learn how to answer tough interview questions, monitor your nonverbal communication, and research the hiring company. […]

47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Ever have a conversation that goes like this...? "What do you want to do this weekend?" *Shoulder shrug* "I dunno, whatta you wanna do?" *Shoulder shrug and sigh* "I dunno; there's nothing to ever do around here." I've had conversations like that many times in the past, but not anymore. I'm learning to appreciate the little things in life and enjoy living in the moment more. […]

Zen and the Art of Hiding Money

Recently, I emailed a Zen Buddhist priest to ask for some advice about work, money, life — the usual. I used a quote from her book, hand wash cold, in a blog post and wanted to share the piece with her, since it reflected my spiritual and emotional connection to money and work. After a short note about where I'm at in my career and where I'd like to be, I attached a link to my post. […]

Best Money Tips: Stay Healthy While Traveling

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to maintain healthy habits when traveling, how to ask for a raise, and steps to forming good financial habits. Top 5 Articles How To Maintain Healthy Habits When Traveling — Stay healthy when traveling by exercising on the road. […]

Ask The Readers: Do You Comparison Shop?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Lisa, BRB, and Kristen for winning this week's contest! Everyone loves finding good deals on items they need to buy. Most people will look for items on sale and relish in the glory of not paying full price. […]

12 Ways to Save Cash on New Clothes

As someone who preaches the value of a frugal lifestyle, I have a confession to make: My name is Mikey, and I’m a clothes-aholic. But as textile prices continue to rise — I honestly don’t know how retailers like Abercrombie & Fitch stay in business, selling the same designs year after year at premium prices — my bank account seems to stay at the same level. […]

5 Romantic, Inexpensive Anniversary Celebrations

You can’t quantify love. It's not exactly a catchy, Beatles-esque hook, but it's true nonetheless. Happily wedded couples have known for years that some of best anniversary gifts are often the most inexpensive. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Back-to-School Shopping

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal back-to-school shopping, how to complain about your credit card, and frugal living tips for college students. Top 5 Articles Frugal Back-to-School Shopping — Get your child ready to go back to school the frugal way by not buying stuff you already have at home. […]

The Ads That Are Part of Your Life

How much does advertising affect you? You may not think it has any real affect on your everyday life, but it's an extremely powerful tool that has a major impact on so much of what we do, say, buy, wear, or talk about. […]