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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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How to Do Money Like a Grown-Up

Most of us aren't money experts — especially as young adults. So it comes as no surprise that our individual money matters can get a bit messy at times. But while it's one thing to have questionable, disorganized financial habits in your late teens and early 20s, as you move into your late... […]

Flashback Friday: 68 Best Ways to Make Money That Are Actually Fun

Most people rarely have fun during their workday. And that's because you're there to work, not play. But with the gig economy going full steam ahead, folks young and old are finding ways to make money by doing things they enjoy. Besides, if you thoroughly enjoy your work, it won't feel like work.... […]

4 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Spending

We know how retailers trick us into spending. Putting more expensive branded goods at eye level in grocery stores. Bombarding us with "too good to be true" deals. Getting to us via our kids through "pester power." But did you realize your brain is in on the act, too? You might... […]

Best Deals for Friday 05/13

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Awesome deals - Koolife Herb Scissors Kitchen Shear with 5 Blades 75% off, Sterling Silver Glitter Hoop Earrings... […]

Best Money Tips: Traits that Multi-Millionaires Share

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found the traits that multi-millionaires share, over a hundred small ways to save big, and steps you can take to reduce food waste. Top 5 Articles 10 Traits of Multi-Millionaires — Self-made millionaires are willing to go against the... […]

5 Ways Having a Paid Off Car Is Surprisingly Great

In 2005, I awoke one fine spring morning to the sound of metal crunching. Looking out the window, I saw a box truck mowing down my 1994 Honda Civic, which was parked on the street in front of my house. The driver was a 13-year-old boy who had come across the idling truck and had decided to steal it... […]

Are All-Inclusive Vacations and Cruises Worth the Money?

You see an ad for an "all-inclusive" tropical getaway. It seems like such a great vacation deal, right? All-inclusive resorts charge a flat fee for lodging, food, use of facilities, and activities, and it's a concept that has been adopted by thousands of hotels and cruise ships since Club... […]

7 Surefire Ways to Save on Grilling

Grilling season is upon us. Are you ready? With a little planning ahead and some keen creativity, you can rock your summer barbecues on a budget and still eat like royalty. Here are some outdoor cooking cost cutters to try this year. 1. Research Your Meat If you plan to grill meat often this... […]

Missing Opportunities to Save Your Money: Highlights from Our Chat With myRA

We had the privilege of having myRA join us for our #WBChat on May 12th! Our #savingopps #WBChat featured a ton of useful information about ways to avoid missing opportunities to save your money and myRA's expertise made the chat highly informative. In total we had 135 participants, reached over... […]

Start Building Your Credit History with the Citi Secured MasterCard

If you are just starting out and haven’t yet established enough of a credit history, you may find it difficult getting approved for most traditional credit cards (as well as other loans). In many cases, you’ll need a secured card like the Citi® Secured MasterCard®, from our... […]