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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: Inexpensive But Romantic Dates

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on inexpensive date ideas, ways for families to save money in May, and making your wedding venue more affordable. Top 5 Articles 39 Inexpensive But Romantic Dates You Won't Forget — Stargazing or volunteering are just a couple inexpensive yet romantic dates you won't forget. […]

Why You Should Never Feel Guilty About Eating Ice Cream

In today's age of calorie counts on menus, attempts to ban "big" sodas, and constant chatter about nutritious school meals, it may seem that something as indulgent as ice cream would have no place in a healthy diet. Depending on where you buy it, the stuff packs — on average — 140 to 230 calories per tiny half cup. Most of us eat far more than that in a single sitting. […]

Multivitamins Aren't as Good as You Think: Eat These Real Foods Instead

Before you head to the store, take heed! You don't need to stock your medicine cabinet with expensive vitamins and supplements to experience optimum health. In fact, many experts agree that concentrated pills are often a waste of money. And some popular vitamins may even be harmful to the body if taken incorrectly. […]

5 Money Lessons I Learned From Watching Wheel of Fortune

"Wheel of Fortune" is one of America's longest-running game shows, giving away more than $200 million in cash and prizes since its premier in 1975. But behind all that wheel spinning, hand-wringing, and gown-gazing, the show has something more to offer astute viewers. […]

5 Master's Degrees That Will Drastically Increase Your Earning Power

Deciding whether to pursue an advanced degree is a big decision. Money, time, and pay-off on your investment are all important considerations when weighing the pros and cons of additional schooling. Lucky for you, we've got a list of the five master's degrees that will give you the biggest bang for your buck. 1. […]

Are YOU on This List of Cushiest Retirement Jobs?

There are so many factors that go into evaluating whether your career is really right for you. But one, undeniably, is the age at which you can stop doing the career that's right for you. So take a look at this list of jobs and industries with early retirement or other great retirement benefits, and consider how yours stack up. […]

11 Freedoms You Gain by Spending Less

Spending less often feels like a chore, but it's actually one of the most freeing tasks we can set our minds to. Learning how to save money through frugal living and smart shopping makes many things easier and can get you that much closer to your long-term life goals. Keep reading to find out how. (See also: Ways to Save $100 or More a Month) 1. […]

Science Proves It: You NEED to Take a Vacation

"All who wander are not lost." — J. R. R. Tolkien Fifty-seven percent of American workers don't take all of the vacation days they're given by their employers. As many as half a billion vacation days go unused, and 92% of people who do take vacation check in at the office at least once during that time. Most developed nations — 20 out of 21 — have mandated vacation benefits. The U.S. […]

Best Money Tips: Eating Healthy on a Slim Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on eating healthy on a slim budget, tips for finding low airfare, and home upgrades to raise your property value. Top 5 Articles Eating healthy on a slim budget — If you want to eat healthy on a small budget, remember it's OK to buy healthy meat and shop sales. […]

Buy or Subscribe: How to Pay the Least for the Media You Love the Most

To buy a subscription or to pay per download: That is the question. Monthly subscriptions provide you unlimited access to a service for a flat fee, but is it truly the right deal for you? […]