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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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Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Do you ever wonder if you're being too stingy or too generous — or if you're supposed to tip someone for their services at all? What about when you go on vacation: do the rules change? […]

Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Do you ever wonder if you're being too stingy or too generous — or if you're supposed to tip someone for their services at all? What about when you go on vacation: do the rules change? […]

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

We all have an instance in which we thought we were making a smart purchase, but ended up paying unintended consequences. It's so tempting to take up an almost-too-good-to-be-true offer, but here are five purchases that sounds savvy but are actually terrible splurges. (See also: 6 Things That Seem Like Spurges But Are Actually Savvy Buys) 1. […]

5 Things That Seem Like Savvy Buys But Are Actually Terrible Splurges

We all have an instance in which we thought we were making a smart purchase, but ended up paying unintended consequences. It's so tempting to take up an almost-too-good-to-be-true offer, but here are five purchases that sounds savvy but are actually terrible splurges. (See also: 6 Things That Seem Like Spurges But Are Actually Savvy Buys) 1. […]

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Anyone bringing home a steady, reasonably sufficient paycheck can save. Not only that, but saving is one of the simplest acts of money management that you can engage in, and there are a lot of ways to make it happen. (See also: 101 Easy Ways to Save Around the House) To help you get started, try some — or all! — of the 10 of the most low-effort strategies for stocking your rainy-day fund. 1. […]

The 10 Most Low Effort Ways to Save Money Ever

Anyone bringing home a steady, reasonably sufficient paycheck can save. Not only that, but saving is one of the simplest acts of money management that you can engage in, and there are a lot of ways to make it happen. (See also: 101 Easy Ways to Save Around the House) To help you get started, try some — or all! — of the 10 of the most low-effort strategies for stocking your rainy-day fund. 1. […]

12 New Ways Restaurants Trick You to Spend More

When I lived in Columbus, Ohio, my favorite spot was a little place called The Blue Danube, familiarly known as "The Dube." In addition to the usual inexpensive bar fare, the menu there offered the Dube Dinner Deluxe which paired a bottle of Dom Perignon with a couple of grilled cheese sandwiches (made with Roquefort cheese) at a cost of $185. Though I always regarded the Dube Dinner Deluxe as mor […]

12 New Ways Restaurants Trick You to Spend More

When I lived in Columbus, Ohio, my favorite spot was a little place called The Blue Danube, familiarly known as "The Dube." In addition to the usual inexpensive bar fare, the menu there offered the Dube Dinner Deluxe which paired a bottle of Dom Perignon with a couple of grilled cheese sandwiches (made with Roquefort cheese) at a cost of $185. Though I always regarded the Dube Dinner Deluxe as mor […]

The 5 Best Heart-Rate Monitors

Beyond exercise and a good diet, maintaining a healthy active lifestyle also means knowing as much as you can about your body, especially your heart. […]

The 5 Best Heart-Rate Monitors

Beyond exercise and a good diet, maintaining a healthy active lifestyle also means knowing as much as you can about your body, especially your heart. […]