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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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10 Great Wines Under 10 Dollars

You don't have to be a wine connoisseur to know that a $50 bottle of wine is less likely to taste like vinegar than the Two Buck Chuck. But that doesn't mean that every expensive bottle is worth the money, or that you can't buy a decent bottle of wine for less than $10. […]

5 Cheap International Vacation Destinations

When you're trying to live frugally, plunking down several thousand dollars for a week's holiday is not always possible. A fancy vacation may not be in the cards, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get away for a week of much-needed R&R. (See also: America Is the No-Vacation Nation) 1. […]

Best Money Tips: How To Go Without Cell Phones

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to go without cell phones, ways to make today unforgettable, and how to save on your stay the next time you vacation. Top 5 Articles How to Go Without Cell Phones — Survive without a cell phone by utilizing Skype or Google Voice. […]

How to Start a Business With Your 401(k)

While many people would scoff at the notion of using 401(k) funds for anything other than retirement, for the entrepreneur who absolutely MUST get a business off the ground immediately, there is an option to use 401(k) funds to start a business. There's a little known, but increasingly popular provision in the tax code referred to as the Ro […]

Ask The Readers: Do You Pay For Cable TV?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to Renee, Lisa, and Money Beagle for winning this week's contest! Almost everyone has their must watch TV show. Whether you are into reality TV or dramas, turning on the television is a great way to unwind after a long day at the office. […]

Where to Find Free or Cheap Yoga Classes

Yoga is one of the most popular forms of exercise, but yoga classes have a reputation for costing an arm and a leg, especially at the trendiest yoga studios. […]

10 Father’s Day Gifts Dads Actually Want for Under $100

When I was a kid, shopping for Father's day was very hard. What do you get a man who has everything, wants nothing, and never wears a tie? Oh, the agony. But nowadays, it's much easier to surprise dad with a gift he'll not only like but also enjoy. […]

Best Money Tips: Make More Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on ways to make more money, how to use and accrue frequent flyer miles, and steps to find a summer job. Top 5 Articles 35 Ways to Make More Money — Make more money by providing pet care services to people. […]

Could the Chromebook Crush Windows?

It isn’t until your laptop temporarily becomes a useless brick than you begin to take a step back and look at how technology works. If you’ve ever found your PC or iMac not working because you needed to reinstall the operating system, perhaps the concept of planned obsolescence has crept into your head. […]

How I Still Make Money with eBay

In the glory days of eBay, the marketplace was ripe for amazing profits. Grandma’s hand-knitted doilies sold for $10 each, vintage puzzles with two pieces missing sold for $25. Buyers were drunk on a heady concoction of new technology mixed with dot-com incomes and childhood nostalgia. Those days are gone. […]