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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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DIY Home Defense: 10 Ways to Protect Your Home From Burglars

Based on numbers from the FBI's annual crime report, there were an estimated 2.1 million burglaries in the United States in 2012. What's more, nearly 75% of those crimes took place at residential properties. And, while those statistics reflect a slight drop in burglary rates, the numbers are still a wake-up call for every safety-conscious renter and homeowner in the country. […]

Make Old Furniture Shine With These Simple Refinishing Tricks

So you've scored an awesome piece of wood furniture at an estate sale, on Craigslist, or at your local dumpster, but it's looking a little worse for wear. How can you make that old wood furniture new again? The easiest thing to do is to give it a light sanding and then paint it in a fun new color. […]

Best Money Tips: 50 Small Things You Can Do to Save Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on small things you can do to save money, dry cleaning dos and don'ts, and claims people make to close a deal. Top 5 Articles Top 50 Small Things You Can Do to Save Money — To save money, bake from scratch and lower your thermostat. […]

The 5 Best Tablet Computers

Tablets are built to hold an immense amount of computing power within an extremely portable and versatile design that allow them to be used in a variety of ways, whether it be for business or for leisure. Their ever-growing popularity has spawned a multitude of different models and operating systems, which may make it difficult to choose from. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do you Save on Your Phone Bill?

For many of us, the phone bill is a regular expense that can easily climb, climb, climb if we're not careful. We need to be proactive if we want to keep it at a manageable amount, whether by bundling services, switching carriers, or downgrading to a plan without all the bells and whistles. How do save on your phone bill? What phone features have you tossed, and which ones are must-haves? […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Tuesday 10/29

50% Off Halloween Candy - Got the munchies? Save big on these snack sized bags of candy. Sweaters Under $50 - Shop brands like O'Neill, Billabong, U.S. Polo Assn, and more! Panty Packs under $10 - Save big on these panty packs, all under $10! Galanz Cordless Electric Kettle $29.99 (from $59.99) - 1.7L automatic kettle with pull up lid. Camco Director's Chairs $29.26 (from $64.29) - 54% off! […]

20 Cute, Creepy, Campy, and Scare-You-Stiff Halloween Movies for the Whole Family

I've always loved scary movies, and while my parents tried their best to herd me toward more age-appropriate television, I did my best to seek the opposite. If I was terrified, I was hooked. Psychologists say that some people are wired to respond to the adrenaline rush that comes with scary movies. […]

The Private Financial Information You Must Share

Recently, my husband and I decided to make some money moves to reduce our taxes and diversify an investment holding. One of the steps required transferring funds from our online brokerage firm to our regular checking account with our credit union. […]

Best Money Tips: Halloween Freebies and Deals

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on Halloween freebies and deals, being a foodie on $75 a week, and adding money to your holiday budget. Top 5 Articles Halloween freebies and deals — Sonic is offering 50 cent corn dogs on Halloween and kids can get a free scary face pancake at IHOP. […]

Do Wantable's Statement Accessories Say Yay or Nay?

Are you up for a sort-of surprise? Just answer a quiz and Wantable delivers! Although you won't know exactly what you'll get, you can count on Wantable to personalize your box just right. […]