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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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14 Crock-Pot Dishes to Serve at Your Next Party

Throwing a party can be serious business, so it's good to find shortcuts whenever possible. I love using my slow cooker to simmer up dips, side dishes, desserts, and more. The recipes I follow require very little attention and always end up tasting great, so consider adding one of these Crock-Pot... […]

Planwise is Giving Away Up to $1250 to Wise Bread Readers!

Planwise is giving away big bucks exclusively to Wise Bread readers! Planwise just launched their new PlanwiseConnect Affordability Widget! Check it out to find out how much home you can afford, then learn about the prizes and enter the giveaway below! var... […]

The 5 Best Detangling Sprays

If you frequently find knots in your hair when you’re trying to comb through it, then a detangling spray can work wonders. It adds an extra layer of conditioning and protection to your hair before you ever take a detangling comb or brush to it. Instead of damaging your hair by combing through... […]

5 Things Millennials Can Do to Buy a House Within the Next Decade

Millennials — children born between 1980 and the early 2000s — are tech savvy and educated, but they also face more financial stress than previous generations. Between high unemployment rates and costly student loan debt, it's harder for Millennials to achieve financial independence. As... […]

7 DIY Crafts That Will Save You Money

It seems obvious that making and doing things yourself will save you money. But some projects require so many supplies that they aren't realistic to take on, and sometimes manufacturers are simply able to make things cheaper. The seven DIY crafts below, however, are not only rewarding and fun, but... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 05/26

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today $1 off DiGiorno pizzeria pizza, $5 off $25 purchase of Dixie and other products, Brother P-Touch Easy Handheld... […]

Ask the Readers: What Would You Do With a Million Dollars?

Many of us aim to be millionaires, and even more of us dream about a million bucks landing on our laps. A windfall like that, with no string attached, can be the boost you need to get out of debt — or a really great vacation. What would you do with a million dollars? Are you aiming to be a... […]

5 Expensive Life Essentials Worth Investing In

Everybody loves a bargain, and there are few things in life as satisfying as getting the lowest possible price on anything you buy. Even better when it's an item that you use every single day for a long time. But what if that "steal" harms your health, causes you pain, or limits your... […]

When Is the Best Time to Lock in a Mortgage Rate?

Sponsored by Chase Mortgage Banking. Review their resources to help you find and finance your home. Big-ticket purchases are prone to freak us out. Simply put, the stakes are higher. And since a home is the most expensive purchase many of us will ever make, it's important to do whatever’s in... […]

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying at home with my daughter has been one of the best choices I've made in my life. At the same time, there are a number of money concerns I didn't necessarily expect when I handed in my resignation. For those of you who stay home (or who might be considering this big life change), take heed.... […]