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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Best Deals For Friday 11/20/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. JR.com Black Friday DVD Blowout Already Underway! JR.com's Black Friday DVD Blowout is underway, with discounted prices on a selection of DVD and Blu-ray movies and TV shows. DVDs start at $3.99, while Blu-ray Discs start at $9.99. […]

Get More Bang for Your Membership Buck!

By Kelly Whalen If you are looking for a way to get out of the house, and do something without breaking the bank, it may seem your options are limited, but using these simple tricks, you will be able to get out of the house without going broke. Free Days Many museums offer days of the year, or hours during the week, where you can get in for free or reap deep discounts. […]

5 Creative, Simple, and Frugal Recipes for Leftover Turkey

By Sarah Winfrey It's that time of year again. No, not the holiday season. The time when everyone and their mother tells you what to do with all that leftover turkey you're going to have in a week. Not wanting to be left out of such honored company, here are some of the best ideas I've heard (and had!) for using up those extra bits of bird. […]

Urgent: Check Your Withholdings

By Philip Brewer Your paycheck has probably been bigger this year because the government stimulus package cut the amount of tax withheld from people who were expected to get the new "Making Work Pay" tax credit. […]

Best Deals For Thursday 11/19/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. Jet Blue Sample Sale: 1-Way Airfare From Just $29! Today only, the JetBlue Airways Sample Sale has select 1-way fares starting at $29. […]

Thanksgiving: 3 Ways (This Thanksgiving We're Going to Party Like It's 1621)

By Max Wong Thanksgiving is my very favorite holiday. I prefer it to the December holidays, New Years, and even my birthday. I prefer it because it is one of the only holidays that have not succumbed to commercialization and become a special day for candy and home decor companies to push their wares. […]

Tallying the True Cost of Debt

By Bankrate The financial side is easy to quantify, and the numbers are huge. Americans are drowning in debt, carrying a record $972.5 billion in revolving charges at the end of 2007, according to data from the Federal Reserve. "The average household has $11,000 to $12,000 in credit card debt," says Christopher Viale, president and chief executive officer of Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp. […]

Does More Detergent Make for More Clean?

By Philip Brewer Given the number of posts at frugality sites on how to make your own cleaning supplies (and the number of reads those posts get), the topic is obviously one of interest to the community. […]

21 Gift Ideas for Adventure Travelers

By Myscha Theriault Gift giving season is upon us. If you have a budding adventure traveler in your life, and are looking for affordable gift ideas, this list has exactly the suggestions you are looking for. The gift ideas on this list aren't necessarily sexy, but they all provide valuable infrastructure for adventure travelers and on-the-fly functionality. Bonus? […]

Best Deals For Wednesday 11/18/09

By Paul Michael Today's WISEBUY. 80% Off Clarks Shoes: Deals From Just $8! Today only, 6pm.com cuts 80% off on 88 styles of Clarks women's shoes, with prices starting at $8. […]