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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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Wise Bread Reloaded: Right Now Is the Time to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

As of right now, Thanksgiving is just under two weeks away, and that seems like kind of a long way off. Two whole weekends and a some weekdays. Plenty of time, right? Next week you'll be busy with work and the kids and school and walking the dog and everything else and suddenly it'll be the... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Drive More Efficiently

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to drive more efficiently, how to follow up without being pushy, and why positive thinking sucks. Top 5 Articles Eight Strategies for Fuel Efficient Driving — Don't accelerate hard after a stop... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Drive More Efficiently

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to drive more efficiently, how to follow up without being pushy, and why positive thinking sucks. Top 5 Articles Eight Strategies for Fuel Efficient Driving — Don't accelerate hard after a stop... […]

5 Thanksgiving Traditions You Should Skip

Thanksgiving can be a really fun holiday — If nothing gets burned in the oven, or your uncle doesn't get too drunk, or your mom doesn't put you on her charades team... Why add more stress to an already jam-packed day? (See also: Kick-Ass Alternatives to Canned Cranberry) Here are five... […]

5 Thanksgiving Traditions You Should Skip

Thanksgiving can be a really fun holiday — If nothing gets burned in the oven, or your uncle doesn't get too drunk, or your mom doesn't put you on her charades team... Why add more stress to an already jam-packed day? (See also: Kick-Ass Alternatives to Canned Cranberry) Here are five... […]

Best Deals for Friday 11/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 75% off Nordstrom Women's Final Clearance, J. Crew Factory Sale: 40% to 60% off sitewide, Melissa &... […]

Best Deals for Friday 11/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Up to 75% off Nordstrom Women's Final Clearance, J. Crew Factory Sale: 40% to 60% off sitewide, Melissa &... […]

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Jackie Beck and her husband once "owned" a six figure debt. They'd borrowed for their mortgage, credit cards, education, autos, and home improvement projects. Like most of us do, they'd borrowed over time, barely noticing as their balances grew and interest accrued. Beck is not alone.... […]

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Jackie Beck and her husband once "owned" a six figure debt. They'd borrowed for their mortgage, credit cards, education, autos, and home improvement projects. Like most of us do, they'd borrowed over time, barely noticing as their balances grew and interest accrued. Beck is not alone.... […]

11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness Today

Don't worry, be happy. Bobby McFerrin was onto something when he wrote those words. There are so many benefits to happiness, and worrying causes so many problems, that his lyrics make a lot of sense. If only we could say, "I want to be happy," and have that wish granted. Unfortunately,... […]