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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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Thinking of Skipping the Home Inspection? Here's What It Will Cost You

Buying a home is a lengthy process, and most likely the biggest financial decision you'll ever make. Even if you score a great deal on the cost of your home, there are several other fees that sneak in, like closing costs, private mortgage insurance, broker fees, and more. It can be tempting to... […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 07/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 52% off on Benba steel nut feeder, 41% off on Anti-rust Metal Pants Hangers with Adjustable Clips, 35% off on... […]

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. Retiring in North America is expensive! Why not live somewhere tropical and exotic for at least half the year and cut your expenses down... […]

12 Delicious Ways to Eat Cauliflower Rice

Why, you ask, did I spend the week experimenting with turning cauliflower into fake rice? There are some compelling reasons. First off, cauliflower contains antioxidants, which can protect you against cancer. There's also fiber, which will help with weight loss and digestion. It contains vitamins... […]

Get a $200 Travel Credit Plus More Travel Rewards

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-trav... Earn more rewards for all your travel expenses and get a bonus of... […]

The Key to Debt Reduction May Be a Simple Picture

If you do a quick Google search for "debt art," you'll be either confused or underwhelmed. It's likely you'll find articles on artists accumulating or dealing with debt. But, there is another type of debt art that you need to know about. Not only can it help you pay off debt more quickly,... […]

What to Do When You Suspect a Scam

Within days of filing my taxes this year, I started getting suspicious phone calls. Apparently, the IRS was suing me and I had to pay a "settlement" amount, or I would be hearing from lawyers pursuing a much greater amount of money. Fortunately for me, my husband works in the financial... […]

Ask the Readers: Where Would You Like to Retire?

A big part of retirement planning is deciding where you will live. Some areas offer greater benefits to retirees, including more affordable housing, lower taxes, and better health care. But for some people, living near family or in an area that you've always loved is more important. Where would... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 07/12

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Check out these hot deals! 62% Off on Fossil Jacqueline Stainless Steel and Acetate Watch, 52% Off on Hempz Herbal... […]

The 8 Best Ways to Save on Back-to-School Supplies Right NOW

I realize summer vacation is still in full swing in many parts of the country and most parents have yet to think for a single second about back-to-school supplies. But if you can start your planning now, you can save a lot of money on your purchases. Using time to your advantage gives you the... […]