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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: Creating the Ultimate Resume

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on creating the ultimate resume, tips to investing in rental property, and things you can sell to pay down debt. Top 5 Articles Creating the Ultimate Resume - 34 Epic Tips — If you want the ultimate resume, use keywords throughout your resume but don't spam it. […]

Awesomely Inexpensive Winter Vacations

While spring may be just around the corner, winter is still definitely upon us. Whether you plan to travel on your weekends off or are simply looking for enjoyable ways to spend time in your own neck of the woods, there are a variety of winter vacations within your financial reach. […]

Ask the Readers: Have You Filed Your Taxes Yet?

Tax season is upon us again! The joys of getting confused by tax code and sending your money off to the IRS tends to make this time of year not so fun for everyone. The filing deadline this year is April 17th since April 15th is a Sunday and April 16th is Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.  Have you filed your taxes yet? Did you (or will you) use a tax professional to do your taxes? […]

Cheap Ways to Add Big Flavor to Your Food

Seasoning your supper with only salt and pepper when you’re craving a kick just won’t cut it. But there are ways to add lots of flavor to your food with spending a bundle. To get the mouth party started, here are a few inexpensive ideas to turn your meals up a notch. […]

I’ll Finish This Post Tomorrow: 10 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

“Procrastination is a powerful copilot when it comes to unpleasant duties.” – Randy Wayne White Why do we procrastinate? Well, as mentioned in the quote above, the task in question may be unpleasant. Maybe you are dreading making an appointment to have that aching tooth checked. […]

7 Deadly Energy Sinners: The Energy Hogs Hiding in Your Home

A good number of Baby Boomers can recall conversations with their grandparents about a time before electricity, or when an "icebox" was literally a container that housed a block of ice that kept food inside cool. But my, how times have changed. We have gizmos and gadgets that didn't even exist a decade ago, and we consume energy at an alarming rate. […]

Best Money Tips: Cheap Ways to Keep Fit and Stay Healthy

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on cheap ways to keep fit and stay healthy, tips for taxpayer newbies, and discounts hidden in plain sight. Top 5 Articles Cheap Ways To Keep Fit And Stay Healthy — Keep yourself healthy by washing your hands often and sleeping earlier. […]

The Case of the Martini: Is Instant Gratification Financially Responsible?

Few people would deny that we've become (perhaps degenerated into) an instant-gratification society. If you click a button on your computer and don't get an instant response, you click it ten more times in frustration. Waiting in line is excruciating. Waiting for anything is excruciating. […]

10 Cheap and Delicious Marinades

You don’t need a degree in culinary education to cook a decent meal. Sure, you should know a few basics, but the rest you can learn through trial and error and the Internet. Like, for instance, how to give meat more flavor or how to tenderize an otherwise tough, cheap cut of meat. […]

Best Money Tips: Activities for Toddlers on a Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on activities for toddlers on a budget, saving on tax preparation fees, and expensive decisions that can haunt you for life. Top 5 Articles 5 Fun Activities for Toddlers on a Budget — Have fun with your toddler without breaking the bank by making a toilet paper trail. […]