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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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What Everybody Ought to Know About Twitter

By Paul Van Lierop In hallway conversations and chatting with friends I frequently hear the phrase "I just don't get Twitter." And frankly I didn't either until I decided to get more involved in the Personal Finance world and start blogging. I'm a techie so I do my best to stay up on all new and emerging technology; but for whatever reason I chose to ignore Twitter. […]

Save Money: Take the Boring Challenge

By WC Porter How boring can you be?  Most of you probably don't want to think of yourselves as boring, but what if being boring could save you some big bucks? I saved over $2,000 by eating a boring lunch every day for the past three years. Does that make me lame? Boring? Uninteresting?  Maybe, but it also means I have $2,000 that I didn't have before. […]

Best Deals For Monday 8/24/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. 75% Off At Old Navy, Plus FREE SHIPPING and MORE! (dealnews) During its latest sale, Old Navy discounts select items by up to 75% off. Plus, get free shipping on all orders via coupon code "SHIPFREE".       1. […]

10 Tricks to Save Money with Credit Cards

By Silicon Valley ... The most credit savvy among us have been able to use credit cards to their benefit in order to wisely and optimally save money even while charging on their cards. If you are careful about how you use your credit cards, you may actually come out ahead by using them, rather than if you just stuck to cash. […]

Why You Need a Plain Text Resume to Apply for Jobs Online

By Xin Lu There are countless products out there that help job seekers format and lay out resumes to look beautiful and readable on paper. I believe that the appearance of a resume is definitely important, but I think on the internet the best and most useful formatting for a resume is plain text. Here are some reasons why you need a plain text resume if you are applying for jobs online. 1. […]

You Can Watch Your Netflix Instant Queue Using Your Xbox 360

By Debbie Dragon I've been a member of Netflix for about a year now, because I was previously guilty of forgetting to return movies on time and spending a fortune in late fees. My family watches movies at night a couple times a week in the summer months, and then in the winter we tend to watch a little more. […]

Best Deals for Friday 8/21/09

By Lynn Truong Today's WISEBUY.  REI-Outlet: Up to 77% off REI-Outlet knocks up to 77% off select items in its End of Summer Specials section. Shipping starts at $5.99 or opt for free site-to-store shipping. Get the Brooks Men's Aireplex II Jacket (pictured) for just $28.83, down from $80! (via dealnews)   1. FREE Chocolate Bar coupon 250,000 coupons are available per Friday.   2. […]

Beyond Budgeting: Pocketsmith Helps You Forecast

By Lynn Truong note: PocketSmith is giving 5 Wise Bread readers a yearly Premium account. Read on for details. There are many financial tools and services that help you track your spending and stick to your budgets. But I'm one of those fortunate ones with very few expenses and have learned over the years how to curb my appetite for spending. So I never found use for tools like Mint and Wesabe. […]

Vote for Wise Bread, JD, Jim and Lynnae For SXSW

By Will Chen South by Southwest (SXSW) is a wonderful music, film, and online media conference based in Austin, Texas.  For the upcoming SXSW, the organizers are going to let YOU vote on which panels get presented at the conference.  Wise Bread has put together several useful blogging panels that will help your blog make more money, get more social media love, and attract more readers. Please vot […]

Best Deals for Thursday 8/20/09

By Lynn Truong Today's WISEBUY.  J. Renee women's shoes $19.95 Today only. 6pm offers 200 styles of J. Renee women's shoes discounted up to 75% off. Shipping adds $6.95. Get the Blaze (pictured) for $19.95, down from $109.95! (via dealnews)   1. FREE Atomic Energy Bites Sample Pack Get 3 Soft Energy Orange/Raspberry Fruit Chews.   2. […]