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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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6 Personal Finance Books You Should Read

Trawl Amazon or the shelves of any bookstore and you will find a myriad of options when it comes to personal finance. It can be difficult to distinguish between them. Here's a list of six top-notch personal finance reads that make the cut. (See also: 17 Places to Buy, Sell, and Trade Books) 1. Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School? […]

Why You Need to Say Less (and How to Do It)

Is it time to ask for a raise? Discipline your child? Apologize to your partner? In many communication situations, fewer words can pack a greater punch, and deliver your message more effectively. Let's cut to the chase. Here are six reasons you should learn to say less. 1. Keeps Your Listener (or Reader) Engaged Tune-out happens at the point of information overload. […]

The 5 Best Inkjet Printers

While a lot of work is done through the Internet these days, printers still play an important role in our day-to-day lives. Whether it's to print out homework, business proposals or photographs, inkjet printers remain the go-to devices for versatile, all-purpose printing. […]

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on retirement! Top 5 Articles All You Need to Know About Saving for Retirement — When you start saving for retirement, try to save 10%-15% of your income. […]

11 Things You Can Do in Philadelphia That You Can't Do Anywhere Else

Philadelphia is nestled snugly between the nation's capital and New York City, the largest city in the U.S. Like a middle sibling that's often overshadowed by its other siblings, it's no wonder the city of brotherly love is often overlooked or — even worse — gets a bad rap. […]

How to Attend a Wedding for Cheap (Without Actually Looking Cheap)

Summer is wedding season, and if, like me, you're at that age when all your friends are tying the knot, it can be a nightmare for your pocketbook. Modern weddings seem to be more elaborate than ever, piling on the costly obligations for guests who just want to show the happy couple some love. […]

Hate Budgeting? How a Percentage-Based Budget Might Work for You

I've heard just about every excuse in the book for not making a budget. I've even excused my own way out of budgeting more times than I care to admit. What I've learned in the process is that just like diet and exercise plans or productivity goals, budgets aren't one-size-fits-all. […]

5 Apps That Pay You To Exercise

There are lots of websites and apps out there that will help you track your eating and log your miles. However, these programs are typically the most useful for those individuals who have a great internal drive or commitment to healthy living. Or at very least, the motivation to remember to log in and stick to the plan. What about the rest of us who need a little (or a big) push? […]

This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

We're surrounded by financial advice, often in the form of lists containing 10 (or 25! or 50!) things you can do to help solve a particular problem. While much of this information is useful, it can also be overwhelming. Where do you begin? […]

Best Money Tips: The Health and Beauty Edition

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on keeping your health and beauty costs low! Top 5 Articles 13 Healthy and Cheap Beauty Replacements — Instead of purchasing blush, use just a small dab of lipstick to get some color on your cheeks. […]