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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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18 Clever Ways to Reuse Your Plastic Shopping Bags

Plastic shopping bags, once a staple at every store you could think of, are under attack. In August 2014, California imposed a statewide ban on plastic bags. The same bags are also banned in Hawaii, and the Outer Banks region of North Carolina. And on May 5th, New York City Council approved a $0.05... […]

7 Travel Hacks for an Affordable Summer Road Trip

A family road trip can be an amazing bonding experience and memory builder with your kids. It can also be really expensive when you start adding up fuel, lodging, and entertainment costs. But with just a little bit of planning and forethought, you can easily save a big chunk of change and actually... […]

Can You Really Make a Living in the Gig Economy?

The gig economy is here to stay. That's the prediction, anyway. And while some underemployed workers are rejoicing at the growing opportunity to choose their own hours and boost their post-recession income, some experts are concerned that more and more Americans will wind up working gigs for the... […]

The 5 Best Manual Toothbrushes

Dentists recommend brushing at least twice a day, so it’s important that you have the right toothbrush to help you get the job done right. Your toothbrush should be replaced every three months, so you have plenty of time to experiment, but we’ve found some of the best ones to get you... […]

Eliminate Your Credit Card Debt with a Balance Transfer Card

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-0-balance-transfer-credit-cards?utm_source=wis... If you're struggling with credit card debt and the interest just seems... […]

12 Easy Ways to Wake Up Richer Tomorrow Than You Are Today

Here at Wise Bread, we like to talk about building wealth over the long term. But what if you want to be worth more tomorrow than you are today? There are plenty of ways to make a quick buck, but more importantly there are easy ways to build your overall net worth in a single day. Here are a... […]

7 Surprising Ways Summer Will Cost You

We all know that summer comes with expenses — higher-priced fuel fill-ups, increased electricity bills from running the A/C nonstop (mine doesn't get a rest from, like, March to October; thank you, first-world luxuries), and sky-high hotel rates. But there are other items that see an uptick... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Celebrate Father's Day on a Budget?

Many of us tend to splurge on holidays and special events, but for holidays like Father's Day where you simply want to show your appreciation for someone you love, spending a lot of money isn't necessary. There are many free (or really cheap) activities you can do on a nice summer day, and there... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 06/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today 70% off on these 2-Compartment Food Containers w/Lids, 52% off on Clownfish Duffel Bag for Men and Women, 40% off... […]

3 Smart Ways to Save on Father's Day

Father's Day is fast approaching, and dads and grandpas alike deserve some appreciation on their special day. Most of the nation agrees, considering this year, consumers will spend a record-breaking amount on Father's Day. From gifts to meals out, Americans plan to spend $14.3 billion on dads... […]