Wise Bread

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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How to Save Your Family Memories With Cloud Computing

When I had dinner with some friends recently, I told them about a trip I will be taking next year to attend a cousin's wedding. […]

Ask the Readers: What's Your Favorite Toy/Gadget? (Win $100)

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/ask-the-readers-whats-your-favorite-toygadget-win-100 monopoly_go.jpg Tell us your favorite game or gadget for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate! It can be any game or gadget--board games, iPhone apps, video games, kit […]

7 Easy Photoshop Fixes for Your Family Photos

This Small Business Series is brought to you by Veer.com. If you are the proud owner of a digital camera, chances are that you’ve got hundreds (if not thousands) of photos on your hard drive. […]

How to Make Money Tweeting

Do you use Twitter? Are you popular? Like, really popular? Do you have a whole bunch of followers? Well, if you’re nodding rapidly to all of these questions, you could make money some extra money by tweeting. It’s called sponsored tweeting, or pay per tweet. Paid endorsements are nothing new. […]

5 Fun Family Friendly Games for Your Holiday Party

During the holiday season most of us will attend gatherings with friends and family. If you have a big family like mine, then you know that the kids must be entertained after they finish the food. […]

15 Fitness Gifts for $15 or Less

Looking for inexpensive gifts or Christmas stocking stuffers for someone who’s into fitness? Stop by your local cycling, running, or swim shop to find sport-specific gifts. […]

Tax Planning: 5 Things to Do Before the End of the Year

It’s that time of year again: Leaves are falling, the holidays are here, and people are doing their tax planning. If you’re not sure exactly what “tax planning” entails, don’t worry. You’re not alone! Being savvy about your taxes, however, is not as complicated as it seems. […]

Why I Still Write Paper Checks

I know plenty of people who write essentially no paper checks any more. I know students who pay everything with debit cards. Others manage their financial lives with electronic payments. I do neither. I get by with a mix of cash, credit cards, and paper checks. Now it's really just a matter of inertia. […]

5 Reasons to Change Traditional Holiday Gift-Giving

Some traditions are worth keeping. Others almost beg for you to stomp all over them, perhaps none so much as traditional American holiday gifting. If the recession has taught us anything (and this is a big "IF"), it's that many of us are spending way more than we should be. […]