Wise Bread

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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8 Tips for Improving or Starting a Budget

Budgeting is boring and takes precious time out of our busy schedules. But let me tell you something — having a solid budget works incredibly well for your finances. […]

5 Theme Menus for a Merrier Holiday Meal

Chances are you consume (or prepare, if you’re the ambitious type) the same ho-hum holiday meal on Christmas as you do at Thanksgiving: Turkey or ham surrounded by all the not-so-"savoir" fare like mashed potatoes, candied yams, cranberry sauce, and green bean casser… Whoops! I nodded off for a sec. Can you blame me? […]

Join Our Tweetchat on 12/23, 4:00pm CST for a Chance to Win Prizes

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/join-our-tweetchat-at-400-cdt-for-a-chance-to-win-prize... twitter_bigger.png Welcome to the Wise Bread weekly tweet chat! This week's topic: Last minute holiday hacks. Need a last minute gift idea? […]

Setting Up a Home Office on the Cheap

If you go into an office furniture store and start browsing around, you can quickly wind up with sticker shock. But you don't have to let that stop you from creating a home office — it can be done surprisingly inexpensively. The Reason for Your Office Before you dive into designing your home office, think about why you're setting it up. […]

Safety Tips for Holiday Driving

Whether I'm staying near home for the holidays or driving to my destination, I notice that around this time of year drivers become harried and seemingly more careless. […]

5 Gifts You Can Get Through Bartering

A frugal holiday doesn't need to be a giftless one. Whether you’re in a service industry, a professional, or just a frugal gift-giver willing to work, you can barter your time and services for wonderful gifts that have real value. […]