Wise Bread

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.

Latest Posts from Wise Bread (page 483)

11 Financial Moves to Make the Moment You Get Fired

Just about everyone goes through a job loss at some point in their lives. Hopefully, any job loss you endure will only result in a short time out of work, and minimal financial hardship. But even if you expect your time between jobs to be short, there are a number of things you should do right away... […]

10 Stocks That Are Actually Having a Good Year

The market greeted 2016 with the worst two-week start since the 1800s. Despite the market's overall troubles, however, there are some promising investments to be made right now. Read on for our guide to the hottest stocks of the moment. (See also: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Sell a Stock or... […]

12 Surprising Things You Can Have Delivered

Humans are creatures of habit. We're also creatures of convenience, if only evidenced by the growing number of things we can have delivered right to our doors these days. Sure, Amazon helped usher in a new age of get-anything-quick, but more and more retailers are starting to provide privatized... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Get Paid to Watch Videos

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on getting paid to watch videos, avoiding budget burnout, and coming up with the down payment for a home. Top 5 Articles 20 Ways to Get Paid to Watch Videos — Viggle users can listen to music and watch TV, then... […]

Best Deals for Monday 03/07

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Target: $15 off $75 on Clothing w/ code, Men's Wrangler & Rustler Denim from $11, Kmart: Bath Towels from $3,... […]

How Credit Inquiries Affect Your Credit Score

Have you noticed inquiries on your credit report? Not sure what they mean? Soft and hard inquiries are the result of potential creditors assessing your credit report after you've applied for things such as a credit card, mortgage, or car loan. Hard and soft inquiries each affect your credit... […]

Can a Capsule Wardrobe Actually Save You Money?

Capsule wardrobes have become something of a trend these days. Along with a general push to radically declutter Marie Kondo-style, simplifying one's wardrobe seems to be an attractive lifestyle change. But can a capsule wardrobe save you money? Always one to try something new if it saves me a... […]

11 Freelance Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

Freelancing seems to be the new "in" thing. Whether you're considering going freelance full-time or using it to supplement your income, choosing your field is important. Not only do you want to choose something, preferably, in which you have some experience and training, but you want to... […]

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Everything Breaks

[Editor's Note: This is the latest episode in Max Wong's journey to find an extra $31,000 this year. Read the whole series here.] Everything breaks when I'm poor. Or at least, it seems that way. Maybe things break all the time and I just don't notice when I am flush with cash. But I do think it... […]

Flashback Friday: The 99 Best Fitness Hacks of All Time

Working out is hard. Maintaining the motivation to workout consistently is even harder. Sometimes you just aren't in the mood, or you're too tired, or you're out of time. But the key to exercising frequently is to have patience, realistic goals, and the right plan in place. The right plan includes... […]