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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.

Latest Posts from Wise Bread (page 582)

The Legal Way to Avoid Getting Taxed on Your Investments

By WC Porter Tax time is coming, and that means trying to keep as much of our hard-earned money as we can. […]

How to Plan Your Garden

By Dina Marie Our family has made a major life change in leaving the corporate world to begin a vineyard in west Texas. With a large family (10 children, 8 still at home) living on savings until our house in Alabama sells, frugal living is a necessity. Having never been a gardener, I have learned from those who have had successful gardens by asking many questions. […]

How to Succeed as an Online Student

By Julie Rains If you’re considering online studies, don’t underestimate the workload, discipline, and communication skills needed to succeed. Here are tips on excelling as an online student. Choose courses carefully. Make sure that you have the time to commit to classes, especially if you are pursuing a degree. […]

Best of Personal Finance Roundup: Credit Score Urban Legends Busted!

By Linsey Knerl Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we debunk those irritating credit score myths, share 10 kids foods that are nutritionally-misleading, and get you started on an interruption-free work day!  Top 5 Articles Credit Score Urban Legends: Busted! — Did you hear the one about how checking your credit score will actually lower it? False. […]

Turn Off Your Air Conditioning

By Philip Brewer There are a few places where it is impossible to live without air conditioning. These places are easy to identify: they were uninhabited until well into the 20th century. If the place you live now was not in prior days a desolate wasteland, unseen except by the occasional nomad or caravan, then air conditioning is not required. […]

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Cash vs. Accrual and Why Accounting Matters for Taxes

By Thursday Bram When you're running a small business, it may seem like deciding between cash and accrual accounting is just one more thing on the long list of things you need to get done. […]

5 Tips to Acing An Interview

By Kate Luther Before I embarked on my new life as a freelancer, I had both feet firmly planted in the Corporate World. With my DayPlanner in one hand and my resume in the other, I had big visions of the corner office, the corporate expense account, and business cards with some impressive executive title. Needless to say, I have had more than my share of interviews. […]

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