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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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How to Host House Guests Without Going Crazy

Ben Franklin (or whoever actually said it) was right: Fish and house guests stink after three days. Having other people in your personal space can be stressful, no matter how much you like them or how otherwise close you feel to them. With the holidays upon us, it's time to reflect a little bit on the mixed blessing of the house guest and how you can survive the impending invasion. […]

Best Money Tips: 101 Small Ways to Save Big

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on small ways to save big, year-end tax tips, and the best gift cards for the holidays. Top 5 Articles 101 Small Ways to Save Big — Saving your change and buying generic items can help you save big. […]

80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less

It happens every year. You think you have your holiday spending under control, only to get tripped up by the stocking stuffers. This year, stay on track with some budget-friendly stocking stuffer ideas, which include everything from sensible finds to unusual goodies, all of which you can score for... […]

12 Legit Ways for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads to Earn Some Extra Cash

Moms who decide to stay at home and raise their children definitely have their fair share of work. If you're a stay-at-home mom, you don't need me to tell you that. But perhaps you're a stay-at-home mom who is looking to earn some cash and doesn't mind working a little extra. […]

20 Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/20-gifts-for-the-guy-who-has-everything What do you get for the guy who seems to have everything (or, at least, wants almost nothing)? Check out this list of practical and experience-based gifts. […]

5 Best Amazon Deals for Thursday 12/19

50% Off the Plantronics Audio 478 USB Headset - Enjoy crisp, clear audio during your Skype calls with the Plantronics Audio 478 USB Stereo Headset. 50% to 70% Off FILA - For a limited time, save 50% to 70% on select men's and women's styles from FILA Monthly Kindle Book Deals, $3.99 or Less - This month's collection of Kindle books for $3.99 or less. 63% Off Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board […]

7 Personal Finance Lessons From Bruce Springsteen

We can learn a lot from Bruce Springsteen. The Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer has much to offer in terms of how to work hard, how to have fun, and how to look good in jeans with an AARP card in your pocket. (See also: Why Learning the Guitar Is a Great Investment) But the Boss and his music can also offer some great financial tips, too. […]

23 Easy and Scrumptious Microwaveable Desserts

Being a dessert-loving lady who can't justify making an entire cake just for herself (ahem, Miranda Hobbes), I sometimes resort to the microwave to get my sweet fix. And fortunately, the Internet overflows with wonderful microwavable dessert recipes. Below are 23 scrumptious and easy recipes, most only requiring the basics of your pantry and all ready in a jiff. […]