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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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Best Money Tips: Have More Fun for Less Money

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on having more fun for less money, ways to save $1 a day, and improving your career prospects. Top 5 Articles 14 Ways to Have More Fun for Less Money — Have more fun for less money by buying discounted movie tickets and using the public library. […]

The Secret to Great Decision Making Is Forgetting

I don't know about you, but I make a myriad of decisions every day. Most of them are small, like whether to hit the snooze button again or get out of bed and, once I'm out of bed, which breakfast option will work best for the day ahead. It's pretty easy to make these small decisions, because they don't have much riding on them. It doesn't matter much whether I ate toast or eggs this morning. […]

2 Juices That Are Surprisingly Bad for You (and 5 to Drink Instead)

Is juice good or bad for you? This question is not so easy to answer, as it depends on a number of factors. Is the juice store-bought or homemade? Is it fruit or vegetable? Is there any added sugar or salt? Is it cold-pressed or from concentrate? Is it organic or conventional? The list goes on. […]

10 Budget-Friendly Meals Everyone Should Know How to Make

I'm always looking for ways to feed my family for less. It seems like no matter how much meal planning I do, I'm still running up a grocery bill that's higher than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, the Internet is full of great ideas for those of us looking to lower our food costs. Even better? We don't have to sacrifice flavor or portion sizes to see the savings! […]

13 Overpriced Restaurant Items That Waste Your Money

My family does a pretty decent job of saving money, but we have one big weakness: dining out. We like to visit restaurants and leave the cooking and dishes to someone else. Of course, we know that we could save money by eating at home, so we follow certain rules to make sure we're getting the best value from our restaurant visit. […]

Best Money Tips: Frugal Habits You Need to Pick Up

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on Depression-era frugal habits you should have, money mistakes to avoid in your 20s, and budget travel tips. Top 5 Articles 9 Depression-Era Frugal Habits You Need to Pick Up — Using less and reusing items are just a couple Depression-era frugal habits that are good to have. […]

7 Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Family Financially

We're all looking for ways to make our money grow, to build the family fortune, and secure our financial future. But creating that empire is only half the equation; preparing for the unexpected is what will ensure its longevity. […]

16 Time and Money Saving Apps for Freelancers

It is becoming increasingly easier and more popular for people to leave their 9-to-5 jobs and take on a freelancing career. Whether you are a writer, an editor, a social media manager, or a photographer, there are online and mobile apps that you can use to be more productive, make more money, and work more efficiently. […]

Fridge or Counter: Where to Store Fruit for Best Flavor?

Fruits have been on the planet for far longer than refrigerators have been plugged into kitchen wall sockets. So why are many of us inclined to stick all our fruit in this chilly contraption immediately upon returning home from the store? It probably has a little to do with habit and a lot to do with ignorance, in the sweetest sense of the word. […]

5 Amazing, Cheap Places to Live as an Expat

After you finish college and work for a couple years but before you settle down and have kids, you might succumb to the wanderlust that makes people go expat. Maybe you have friends who have gone abroad. Maybe you were just too busy to do any traveling in college. No matter what the reason, living abroad is an amazing experience. […]