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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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The 5 Best Parenting Books

As a clueless first-time parent, I inhaled parenting books from the moment I found out I was pregnant. I went down the list of popular and highly rated books on Amazon, dutifully borrowed them from the library, and read each word. For the most part, they're a blur of contradictory tips and alarming scenarios. […]

Best Money Tips: Ways to Earn Money Quickly

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to earn money quickly, starting your marriage out right, and getting a good night of quality sleep. Top 5 Articles 11 Ways to Earn Money Quickly — If you need to earn money quickly, offer to babysit or sell your stuff. […]

Frugality and the Myth of Self-Denial

A few Christmases ago, I splurged and bought myself a new scarf. Granted, it was expensive by my standards (around $18.00 for a scarf that was little more than a long strip of gray jersey material). Not my wisest purchase, but splurges are seldom wise. A few days after I bought it, I wore the scarf to a holiday dinner. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 6/27, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Party planning on a budget! Learn about frugal invites, saving on food and drinks, and choosing a theme! […]

Best Deals for Wednesday 06/26

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9 Things You Don't Need to Clean

The Internet is full of lists of things you are supposed to clean but probably don't, from the inside of your dishwasher to your purse to your phone receivers. I hate those lists, don't you? I already have a longer cleaning list than I could finish in my lifetime — why pile on? […]

3 Ways to Stay Calm When the Stock Market Gets Volatile

If the stock market were a commercial jet and investors were passengers, a lot of them would be grabbing for that little bag in their front seat pocket right about now. Whether you're already onboard or just thinking about flying the skies that haven't been so friendly lately, here are three ways to handle the rough ride. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Enjoy Summer Fun

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on frugal ways to enjoy summer fun, money mistakes we've all made, and reasons to talk honestly about money. Top 5 Articles 11 Frugal Ways To Enjoy Summer Fun Without Spending Too Much Cash — To have fun this summer without breaking the bank, visit your local library or go bowling. […]

Use Tension Rods for Easy Home Organizing

Conquering clutter can feel like a full-time job, especially for families where everyone's into a particular hobby or sport. Before you drop big bucks on custom cabinetry, however, consider how much mileage you may be able to get from inexpensive, easy-to-use tension rods. The following ideas will get you on the right track. […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 6/25/13

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