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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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5 Steps to Stress-Free Holiday Gift Giving

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/5-steps-to-stress-free-holiday-gift-giving Is the holiday season already straining your last festive nerve? Maybe it's time to rethink gift-giving and adopt a saner strategy. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Monday 12/02

Save $50 on Kindle Fire HDX 7" - Today only! With a perfect-color HDX display, ultra-fast processor, and the revolutionary 'Mayday' button, it's the perfect tablet for anyone on your holiday gift list. 50% Off Mattel and Fisher-Price - Today only! […]

Wantable Accessories: Funky Elegance at a Discount

Why pay full price when there are discounts to be had? Makeup and fashion accessories are no exception. With Wantable, you can get premium makeup, accessories, and intimates at half price — or less! While you won't know exactly what will arrive, a style quiz ensures that you'll love what you get. […]

25 Gifts You Can Make Today

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/25-gifts-you-can-make-today There's still time to craft an affordable, meaningful homemade gift with one of these 25 awesome ideas. […]

Best Money Tips: Are Joint Bank Accounts a Good Idea?

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on if joint bank accounts are a good idea, winter travel deals, and stocks for 2014. Top 5 Articles Love & Money: Are Joint Bank Accounts a Good Idea? — Joint bank accounts may be a good idea because double the income means double the savings. […]

How to Negotiate Higher Pay at Your Next New Job

Nearly everyone wants to make more money. One of the best ways to get paid more is to ask for more when you are interviewing for a new job. After considering what employment candidates and hiring managers have told me about salary negotiations plus research on this topic, I've put together a list of the negotiating tactics that work at key stages of the new hire process. […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Ask for Cash This Christmas

Feeling guilty because you're considering asking for cash this Christmas? Don't. The best gifts don't have to be hand-selected from a secret boutique or wrested from the panicked grasp of another shopper at 4:00 a.m. on Black Friday. Sometimes, the best gifts are the simplest, and cash is supremely simple, versatile, useful, and appropriate. […]

50 Things You Can Do Today Instead of Going Shopping

Whether it's clothes, jewelry, electronics, or books, who doesn't like the thrill of buying something new? It feels like the perfect way to reward yourself. But if shopping is your favorite leisure activity, the financial repercussions can be disastrous. (See also: Guide to Cash Back Shopping) Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do today instead of shopping. […]

Best Money Tips: What You Should Know About a Company Before You Join

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on what you should know about a company before you join, 2013 gift guides, and lowering your food budget without coupons. Top 5 Articles What You Should Know About a Company Before You Join — Before you take a position at a company, comb message boards for gossip. […]

10 Great Gifts from the Thrift Store

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/10-great-holiday-gifts-from-the-thrift-store This year, lessen your carbon footprint, support your local economy, save money, and give to charity all at the same time — buy gifts at the thrift store. […]