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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12 Straightforward Ways to Say "No"

Are you pressed for time right now? Do you think you'll have more time later? We commonly but mistakenly "imagine that we'll be less busy in the future," according to a study on time perceptions by business professors Gal Zauberman of UNC-Chapel Hill and John Lynch, Jr. of Duke University. […]

Best Deals for Monday 04/05/2010

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Sunscreen Savings: How to Spend 50 Percent Less without Even Trying

Sunscreen is not just a priority in most homes, it’s a household staple. Staying protected while running errands, keeping the kids covered during sporting and leisure events, and general day to day use make this product a standard budget line item that adds up to big bucks fast. A close friend recently let me in on a little secret. […]

How To Cut Car Ownership Costs

Many people I know are car fanatics who love the idea of owning a trendy new car. […]

Ratio: A Cookbook Review

When I first saw Michael Ruhlman’s book Ratio on television, I was intrigued. […]

Best Deals for Friday 04/02/2010

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The Government Is Hiring: Who and Where

ShareThisWith unemployment hitting some scary levels as of late there seems to be one entity that is almost unaffected by the trend: the government. The government is not only continuing its strong hiring that it conducts each year, but bucking the employment trend, the government is also getting ready to add more jobs. […]

Book Review: The Little Book of Big Dividends

Did you know that from 1926 to the present, dividends have accounted for 43 percent of the total return of the S&P 500 index? […]