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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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4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things

The 1980s might feel like ancient history, but whether or not you lived through the days of big hair, denim, and constantly winding your cassette tapes back with a ballpoint pen, the 1980s staple of excess was pretty much universal. And has been ever since. Accumulating stuff has never been hotter.... […]

Best Deals for Thursday 04/21

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Don't miss today's awesome deals! Detangling Hair Brush Straightening Irons $40, CobraCo Two-Tiered Garden Cart... […]

4 Ways to Spot and Avoid a Fake Sale

Retailers these days have gotten very good at tricking you into thinking you're getting a great deal, even when you aren't. Whether it's through words they use to trick your brain into thinking an item is a screaming deal, or the promotional techniques they employ to get you to open your wallets,... […]

Which Retirement Account Is Right for You?

Saving for retirement is one of the most important things you can do for your future self. With so many options to choose from, how can you decide which type of account to invest your money in? There are a number of differences between an IRA, Roth IRA, and 401K. We've covered some of the most... […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Frontier Markets

For many years, investors were able to capitalize in the accelerated growth of emerging markets, such as Brazil and China. However, the economic problems in Greece and China have demonstrated that some emerging market economies are experiencing a slower rate of growth and, in some cases, facing... […]

5 Ways Science Says Travel Is Good for Your Health

People have always said that travel is food for the soul, and that it broadens the mind, but what does it do for one's health? Recent studies have shown that taking annual vacations and spending more time on the road can reduce heart disease, increase libido, and even lengthen lifespans, in some... […]

7 Credit Card Application Tips for the Best Chance of Approval

Nobody likes being rejected, but there is something about having a credit card application turned down that can really sting. When your credit report is being examined, it can seem like your entire life is under scrutiny, and you don't even get to look the judge in the eye to show them you are... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 4/21, 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 one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Garage Sale! Learn about advertising for a garage sale, pricing items, negotiating, and more! Let us know the last time... […]

10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Credit Card Offer

Unsolicited credit card offers can flood your mailbox and email inbox, and in most cases, you may not give these offers a second glance. But once you're ready to add a new credit card to your financial portfolio, it's important to understand the basic features of these offers and choose the right... […]

Best Credit Cards with Anniversary Bonuses

Everyone loves to receive a gift on their anniversary. While your significant other might offer you flowers or chocolates, your credit card issuer has other things in mind to keep you happy. The right credit card can provide bonus points, free hotel nights, or even a companion airfare certificate... […]