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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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The Best 5 Credit Cards for Groceries

Last year my Chase credit card, with which I had earned 5% back on groceries and gas since 2007, suddenly changed. They switched to some sort of rotating-category-that-earns-more-points system that I didn't particularly care for. Every few months, I have to opt in all over again to take advantage of whatever category they're giving the most points for that month. […]

Deep Discounts on Schedule: The Best Days to Shop

I grocery shop every Saturday afternoon. I do it because it’s convenient, and I don’t mind the crowds. As it turns out, I’ve been getting it all wrong. Recent data suggests I may save more if I shop on Sunday instead. In fact, there’s a best time of the week to almost everything. […]

31 Great Gifts That Keep on Giving

If you're wondering what kind of gift to buy for the person who already "has it all" this holiday season, you're not alone! It's hard to come up with new and creative ideas for that special someone. But don't fret. If you're looking to buy a gift this year that won't fade away once the newness wears off, then you've come to the right place. Take a look at these gifts that keep on giving! […]

Best Money Tips: Spend Less This Holiday Season

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on spending less this holiday season, how to save money fast, and tips for overseas travel. Top 5 Articles 5 Ways to Spend Less This Holiday Season — To spend less money this holiday season, consider going in on joint gifts with other people. […]

The American Airlines Bankruptcy and Your Frequent Flier Miles

On November 29, AMR Corp. — American Airlines' parent company — filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy isn't exactly a surprise. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 12/1, 12pm Pacific for a 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: Dining out on the cheap. Learn about taking advantage of discounts, keeping your bill low, and setting spending limits. […]

14 Fun Winter Staycation Ideas

If you believe the Internet reports on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the economy is making a comeback. And perhaps it is. […]

Impress the Future Boss: 9 Interview Mistakes to Avoid

A job interview is one of those few formal moments left in a world that is becoming less and less formal. Understanding just how much we need to up our game to ace an interview can be tough. If you’ve gone to all the effort of landing an interview, present your most poised and polished self by avoiding these nine mistakes. (See also: How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: Reduce Your Food Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on reducing your food budget, saving on winter spending, and times when it's ok NOT to save money. Top 5 Articles Easy Ways to Reduce Your Food Budget — Reduce your food budget by planning your meals in advance. [Moola Days] 6 Tricks to Save on Winter Spending — To save on winter spending, insulate your home. […]

10 Great Uses for Onions

I'm not a big fan of raw onions. But while I won't be putting them in my salad anytime soon, there are some fantastic uses for onions that I can take advantage of without bothering my taste buds. (See also: 25 Alternative Uses for Lemons) 1. Protect Your Plants From Insects Mix together four onions, two cloves of garlic, two tablespoons of cayenne pepper, and one quart of water. […]