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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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How to Go From Two Incomes to One

Are you planning on taking some time off from work to raise a family — or has your spouse recently lost their job? Living on one income can be challenging, but it doesn't have to spell financial disaster. Consider the following ways to reduce the stress of a household income transition. 1.... […]

This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950s

Americans tend to think of the 1950s as an idyllic time when the babies were booming, the jobs were plentiful, and the country was flourishing. Our parents and grandparents had good reason to feel prosperous. The average yearly income rose from $3,210 in 1950 to $5,010 in 1959, and post-war... […]

Best Money Tips: Painless Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found painless ways to save $1,000 by summer, great deals for January, and ways to eat well on a budget. Top 5 Articles 16 Painless Ways to Save $1,000 by Summer — Getting a cheaper cell plan can help you save $300 or more. [Money... […]

Best Deals for Monday 01/11

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Extra 20% off Tommy Hilfiger at Sears, Car Headrest Mount for Tablets for $20, Black + Decker 5-Minute Pizza Oven... […]

16 Everyday Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For

Life costs money — a lot of money. But as savvy personal-finance gurus, we've learned how to cut back where we can. Consider this list of everyday things you shouldn't be paying for, and then let me know some of the basic freebies you live by in the comments below. Happy saving! 1. Wi-Fi... […]

Is an FHA Home Loan Right for You?

You're ready to buy a home, and you know that you can afford the monthly payments that come with a mortgage loan. But there's one challenge: You don't have enough money for a large down payment. Don't despair: An FHA loan can help. These mortgages insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and... […]

11 Jobs With High Earnings and Growth

You need a job. But not just any job. You want a job where opportunities are plentiful, and you'd like to make a decent wage. The nation's economy is always shifting, but there are a number of careers that are projected to need thousands of new qualified workers within the next decade. And many of... […]

The 7 Things Every Frugal Person Should Have In Their Wallet

I use my wallet not only for spending money, but for saving money as well. Having the right resources in your wallet makes it much more likely that you'll take advantage of money-saving opportunities that come along every day. What should you have in your wallet to help you be a savvy saver? 1.... […]

Best Money Tips: Save Time and Money on Food Prep

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways to save time and money during food prep, how to grow your savings in 2016, and steps to eliminate self-doubt. Top 5 Articles Food Prep: Saving Time and Money in the Kitchen — Organize your cooking and prep space so that you... […]

Best Deals for Friday 01/08

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Dockers: Extra 50% off Sale w/ code, Shoebuy: Up to 71% off Womens Year End Blowout, Kohl's: $10 off $30 Baby... […]