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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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5 Investing Basics That Can Make You Rich

So you want to become a better investor, build more wealth, and gain financial freedom? Great! Where do you begin? There's tons of advice out there about how to make money in the market. And sadly, not all of it is good advice. In fact, some of it is downright damaging. […]

How Malicious Sites Benefit From Your Misfortune; Insights from Brand.com

In 2013, a group of 25 women won a victory against “revenge porn” site Texxxan.com, ultimately getting the site taken offline. However, that was a small victory in what online brand management firm Brand.com says is a lopsided war. On Texxxan.com, disgruntled ex-lovers published compromising pictures of wives and ex-girlfriends. […]

10 Fat-Filled Foods You Should Stop Avoiding

There's something going down in the yogurt aisle at the grocery store, and I don't like it one bit. First it was low-fat yogurt. Then nonfat. Then fat free. Now, labels are trumpeting "0% fat!" and "only 35 calories per serving!". Next up: an empty carton? (See also: 12 Foods to Add to Your Diet This Year) I find it a little sad, actually. […]

Watch Out for These 4 Sneaky Charges on Your Monthly Bills

Your days are undoubtedly hectic. And if you're always on the move, you may do everything fast — eat fast, drive fast, work fast, and even pay your bills fast. But while the Internet makes bill paying painless and simple, you could end up paying more than necessary for certain services. (See also: 10 Monthly Bills You Can Cut) Be honest with yourself. […]

8 Things You Can Microwave Besides Food

The average household microwave is used much more frequently throughout the day than people realize. (See also: 5 Best Microwaves) If you're unaware how often you "nuke" leftovers, warm up a cup of room temperature coffee, or make a bag of popcorn, try living without a microwave for about a week. […]

Get Whiter Teeth: Dr. Gordon Trent Austin’s 10 Easy Home Remedies

“A brilliant smile can change your life,” says Dr. Gordon Trent Austin, a third generation dentist and Honorable Fellow to the Georgia Dental Association. In fact, a beautiful smile outranks eyes, hair, and the body as the most attractive physical feature according to an American Dental Association survey. Thankfully, a great smile doesn’t have to cost a fortune. […]

10 Tasty and Frugal Chickpea Recipes

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are one of the healthiest legumes on the planet. They are a great source fiber, and they offer digestive support, better regulation of blood sugar, and a unique supply of antioxidants. They're also heart healthy and could lower the risk of breast cancer. […]

Wantable Makeup: Premium Cosmetics at a Bargain Price

Makeup is one of those things where you often get what you pay for. Granted, drugstore brands work well enough for most of us, but if you're a cosmetics maven, a single tube of name-brand mascara can seriously cramp your budget. […]