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.

Latest Posts from Wise Bread (page 646)

Fantastic Phone Services for People on the Go

By Sasha A. Rae You’re ready to hit the road, but you’re not sure how to stay connected while you’re out there. Or you just rolled back into town after a stint abroad and haven’t hooked up your cell service yet. You don’t have to. […]

Frugal Gluten-Free Living: Homemade Gluten-Free Noodles

By Sonja Stewart I live in a place without a Trader Joe's. I know. Torture. Especially when they are the most cost effective carrier of all things gluten-free. […]

Only Celebrate A Few Select Birthdays

By Paul Michael What if we suddenly stopped celebrating every single birthday in our lives, and instead concentrated on just the important ones? Would you care? Would you support it? I’ll tell you one thing…we’d all save a bunch of money. The idea comes from one of my favorite comedians, Patton Oswalt. If you don’t know the name, you’ll certainly know the voice; he played Remy in Ratatouille. […]

I Hate My Job -- Now What?

By Amy Lu You hate your job, but what can you do about it? First, assess your situation to determine what your next step should be. Learn how to survive at a job you hate, how to get out without hurting your career, and what you can do to not hate your next job. […]

Save Money and Still Show Love on Valentine's Day

By Tisha Tolar There are the cynics that say Valentine’s Day is a retail racket meant to guilt people into spending too much to prove their eternal love to others, but there are also many consumers who will still go out of their budget to buy some pretty impractical things. […]

It's Hip to Be Square: Processing Credit Cards On Your Phone

By Tahera It’s safe to say, of late, you can do just about everything but brush your teeth with an iPhone. You’re always wondering what else the creatives at Apple are going to think of next. […]

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Why I Didn't Pay My Mortgage Off In Full

By Joel Ohman Getting out of credit card debt, paying off all student loans, and paying off their mortgage in full ASAP is the #1 goal of almost every personal finance blogger on the Wise Bread Top Personal Finance Blogs List, but what if they have it all wrong? OK, as the owner of Credit Card Chaser, I will be the first one to admit that going into credit card debt = bad. Why? […]

Used Toyotas Are Being Discounted. Would You Buy One?

By Xin Lu Recently Toyota Motor Corp. has been plagued with bad news as it recalled millions of cars and stopped selling several of its products affected with braking issues. […]