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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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Bohemians Then and Now

The bohemian lifestyle keeps being reinvented. Whenever people try to make a go of supporting themselves through their creative endeavors, it appears naturally out of the confluence of poverty and the freedom to ignore social conventions that comes of not having a boss. […]

Best Money Tips: Profit from Product Launches and Big Sales

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we have some great articles on how to profit from product launches and big sales, ways to save money on everyday purchases, and how to avoid student loans. Top 5 Articles How To Profit From Product Launches and Big Sales — Want to profit from a product launch? […]

Living the Savvy Life: A Review

Living the Savvy Life isn’t strictly a personal finance book, though it includes tips for spending less, saving more, and achieving your financial goals. The focus of the book is on helping readers overhaul their lifestyle based on their personal goals and values (this is what the authors call “the savvy life”). […]

Beat the Clock with Frugal and Simple Valentine's Day Ideas

That sweet, gentle ticking isn't the beating of your loved one's heart. It's the clock, cruelly counting down the minutes remaining until another paycheck-draining Valentine's Day (ah, romance). OK, so it isn't quite that bleak, but the average consumer is projected to spend $116 this year on V-Day gifts, up 11% from last year, according to […]

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day With Kids

Before you have children, Valentine's Day is usually a holiday that's all about romance. Once babies come into the picture, though, things tend to change. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Spend Valentine's Day

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found awesome articles on frugal ways to spend Valentine's Day, how to beat a bad day before it starts, and ways to cut your cable bill. Top 5 Articles 5 Frugal Ways to Spend Valentine's Day — This Valentine's Day, keep your celebration frugal by planning a scavenger hunt. […]

Don’t Waste Your Money on Homeopathic “Remedies”

I’m sure I’ll get some serious verbal abuse for this one, but I can stay silent on this no longer. I’ve been following this homeopathic trend for years now, and I am convinced that it is nothing but a bunch of mumbo-jumbo that delivers empty promises and fake cures. Worse than that, I think it’s dangerous, and it rips people off. […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thu 2/10, 12pm Pacific for 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: How do you plan for a frugal Valentine's Day? Can romance and frugality mix? […]