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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 Deals for Monday 04/25

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 70% off on Sterling Silver Flowers-Engraved Heart Locket Necklace, 63% off on Trademark Black Cushioned... […]

You Don't Need a Retirement Plan — You Need a Financial Independence Plan

In the golden age of a "job for life," and when defined benefit pensions were the standard, all you had to do was tough it out to hit the jackpot. A mere 40 years of employment, and you struck lucky in your golden years. Whether the idea of working in the same place for a lifetime fills... […]

How to Get the Greenest Lawn on the Block — Naturally

Want a gorgeous, lush lawn without all the chemicals and other icky stuff? It's not as hard as you might think. With a little creativity and some elbow grease, you can whip your grass into shape without calling a service or spending much at all. (See also: Secret Lawn Tonic Golf Course... […]

5 Money Saving Travel Gadgets

There are countless gadgets out there that can help you travel safer, easier, and more efficiently, but there are only a few that can really save you a lot of money while on the road. Here is a list of my favorite travel gadgets. Many of them can actually pay themselves off in no time at all! 1.... […]

8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Career

It turns out, 72% of U.S. households spring clean every year. The annual ritual of tidying up your home is a healthy habit that improves your way of life, increases your productivity, and provides you with a serious self-esteem boost. Just like you take care of your home each spring, take this... […]

Does Your Kid Need an IRA?

It's a big day when you open a savings account for your child, but opening an investment account on their behalf takes the financial conversation to a whole new level — especially when you invest through a Roth IRA. Here are a few reasons why your kid needs one. 1. They'll Learn About... […]

Best Credit Cards For Everyday Purchases

If you have a lot of fixed monthly expenses, using a credit card (and paying it off every month) is not only convenient, but smart if you’re using the right one to maximize rewards. It may sound complicated, but using the best credit card for different purchases will get you the most bang for... […]

Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free

Getting in shape can seem like an uphill battle, especially if it costs big bucks to do so. You shouldn't need to spend all of your hard-earned money to become your healthiest self. There are so many ways to exercise on the cheap, or even for free. You don't need a pricey gym membership and a... […]

5 Ways to Make Retail Therapy Good for You

After a long and frustrating day, nothing feels better than heading to your favorite store. When you emerge an hour later with heavily laden bags and a lighter wallet, you have forgotten all about the argument with your coworker, and you head home feeling much more cheerful. The only problem with... […]

Best Deals for Friday 04/22

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today TGIF! Grab amazing deals on Garmin Vivofit Fitness Band, Commercial Stainless Steel Oven Monitoring Thermometer,... […]