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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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13 Places to Donate Extra Goods From Couponing

If you’re an extreme couponer, permit a word of advice — there is such a thing as too much. (See also: Extreme Couponing? 5 Reasons Why I'll Pass.) I mean, really — do you need 140 rolls of paper towels, 57 bottles of laundry detergent, and more Q-Tips that you could count in a lifetime? […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 11/22, 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: Deals! Join us as we talk about taking advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Share your tips on how to get the best deals on purchases and tell us about the best deal you've ever gotten! […]

Cheap and Easy Holiday Shopping at the Dollar Store

What makes the dollar store great is the ease in which you can locate and buy inexpensive stuff. There are no unusual merchandising layouts or complicated pricing schemes, and checkout lines generally move quickly. These stores also often have charming and cheap gifts and accessories for the holidays. Stop by to see what you can find for the following uses. […]

Money Management in 5 Minutes a Day

Some aspects of managing money are a huge challenge. Just ask all the savers who married spenders (and vice versa)! But a lot of the day-to-day dealings with money don’t have to be so complex, especially with the many websites and electronic tools specifically designed to make managing money easier. Here's how to take the task of managing money down to five minutes a day. […]

6 Places It Pays to Relocate To

Across the country, there are a lot of cities (and states) that want you to move there for one reason or another. Some of the cities want you to move to some of the more “affected” places — regions riddled with bad reputations and high crime rates. This isn’t because the city doesn’t care about you and your safety; they’re looking for a way revitalize formerly thriving neighborhoods. […]

Best Money Tips: 56 Things to Do Instead of Spending Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on 56 things to do instead of spending money, stylish gifts for career girls, and retiring with little savings. Top 5 Articles 56 Things To Do Instead of Spending Money — Instead of spending money, mend clothes that need mending or clean your car. […]

Buy This Product, Friend: The Hidden Power of Testimonials

When we make purchasing decisions, we like knowing that we’re doing the right thing. Every day there are more options out there, whether we’re talking about groceries or automobiles. Testimonials are one of the easiest ways for sellers to reassure buyers that a particular product is the right choice. […]

Win $50 in our Deals OOPS Giveaway

OOPS. In our Deals Holiday Giveaway post yesterday,  we forgot one very important thing in our Deals Survey: an email field. To intice those who filled out the survey yesterday before 6pm Pacific, we're adding an additional prize of $50 Amazon Gift Card. Please, please fill out the survey again and you'll definitely be entered. […]

Why People Go Crazy on Black Friday

For many bargain-hunting Americans, the day after Thanksgiving is perhaps one of the most important holidays of the year — even though Black Friday is not officially recognized on any calendar. […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Have Frugal Fun?

Having time to cut loose and relax is an important part of life. With all the stresses of day to day life, it is vital to be able to have time to unwind and have a little fun! But when your finances are tight, sometimes having fun without breaking the bank can be a challenge. How do you have frugal fun? Do you go to discount movie theaters? Have game night with friends? […]