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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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90 Free Activities to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

We all get stuck in a rut, which gets frustrating when you're looking for inspiration. Instead of sitting and stewing, get your creative juices flowing with free activities that will motivate and inspire. […]

Best Money Tips: How to Make a Quick $50

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on how to make a quick $50, packing travel essentials to save money, and preventing buyer's remorse. Top 5 Articles How to make a quick $50 — Did you know you can make money as a professional loiterer or a laundry schlepper? […]

Wantable Makeup Edition: Beauty Treats Tailored for You

Remember Wantable, the company that surprises you with beauty or jewelry products you'll probably love, for a flat fee? I received a box of jewelry to review last month, and those products were right up my alley — in terms of style if not in price. But if you're curious about their beauty offerings, too, I'm back to report my experience with Wantable's makeup box. […]

DIY Bedbug Detector Is Cheap and Effective and Full of Science

Bedbugs. Ack! Just the mention may have you reaching to scratch an itch you didn't know you had. If those itches are more real than imagined, there are lots of pricey home bedbug tests and kits you can buy to confirm your suspicions or eradicate your worries. But there's a better, cheaper, DIY way to check your nest for the presence of bedbugs. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Friday 08/09

Today's free app: Summer Sudoku - This beautifully crafted seasonal game comes packed to the brim with hundreds of Sudoku puzzles. $69.97 (50% off) StoneDine 12.6" Diameter Non-Stick Wok with Lid - 100% safe natural stone cooking: releases maximum flavor & aroma of foods for gourmet results. $39.99 (from $69.99) BUFFALO MiniStation Stealth 500 GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Preformatted hard dri […]

TradeKing Review: The Best Brokerage for New and Intermediate Investors?

One of the most well-known online discount brokerages in the space is TradeKing. TradeKing was launched at the end of 2005, and itwas one of the first online brokerage firms to add social networking tools for investors. […]

Get Free High-End Haircuts as a Hair Model

Are you one of those people who has a long-standing relationship with your hairdresser? Do you regard your coiffeur as one of your confidants? Personally, I've never felt that kind of attachment, towards a hairdresser anyway. It just goes against my spending nature. Right now, my budget is tighter than my thighs in Spanx. […]

Best Money Tips: Steps to Finding Financial Improvement

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on finding financial improvement, the reality of passive income, and lessons we can learn from Candy Crush Saga. Top 5 Articles 4 steps to finding financial improvement — If you want to find financial improvement, declutter your life. […]

How to Raise Your Kids to Be Financially Independent

A recent Pew Research study confirms what most of us already know — a growing number of adult children are either delaying their departure from home or are moving back after a false start. In all fairness to this generation of young adults, they just happened to enter adulthood during a deep, prolonged recession. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 08/08

$149.95 (from $285) Le Creuset Signature Round Wide 3-1/2-Quart Dutch Oven - This updated kitchen classic enhances the cooking process by evenly distributing heat and locking in the optimal amount of moisture. $39.95 (5.5 stars) Victorinox Fibrox 7-Inch Granton Edge Santoku Knife - High-carbon stainless-steel blade provides maximum sharpness and edge retention, stamped from cold-rolled steel and i […]