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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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Book Review: Complicit - How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable

By Xin Lu This week a government committee is investigating the cause of the financial crisis by interrogating bank titans what exactly went wrong. Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable by Mark Gilbert is exactly what these government officials need to read to learn what went on in the last few years to cause the debacle. […]

Books Are the Bomb: Where to Get Them

By Sasha A. Rae The pursuit of knowledge is happening in bookstores near you everyday. Bookshelves teem with the latest and greatest tomes on current events, super tech trends, and funky travel tales. Fantastical stories summon you into the book-lined halls and keep you there for hours at a time. But these bastions of intellectual thought and information aren’t so friendly to your wallet. […]

How to Prepare for a Home Purchase in 2010

By Tisha Tolar With all the talk and controversy in the last year about the housing market and mortgage industry, it’s a wonder people are not petrified of buying a home in the new year. While things seem to be leveling off a bit, there have been some major changes made and getting low-interest financing is going to be tougher than ever before. […]

Best Deals for Friday 01/15/2010

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How Cleaning Your Wallet Benefits You Financially

By Xin Lu It is not quite time for spring cleaning, but if you are a slightly disorganized person like me you may benefit financially by cleaning your wallet or purse. Use Unspent Gift Cards My husband was the first to clean his wallet since his wallet was getting extremely thick from the myriad of cards and receipts he keeps. […]

Why a Lousy Job Can Lead to a Bright Future

By Julie Rains In the past couple of months, two clients of mine have landed great jobs in the midst of the worst employment climate in decades. […]

Join Our Tweetchat at 4:00 CST For a Chance to Win Prizes

By Will Chen Join our Tweetchat today from 4:00 – 4:45 pm CST for lively conversation and a chance to win prizes!  We'll be discussing delicious ways to make your grocery money stretch. Include both "@wisebread" and "#WBChat" in your tweets to join the fun. […]

The Cheap Lazy Foodie: 3 Frugal Dishes Without Compromise

By Christina Willis If you're like me, you like to eat, and you like to eat good stuff — no frozen, re-heated, preserved, fast, or junk food (if you can help it). But again, if you're like me, you're also broke. Paying at a restaurant for all the scrumptious delicacies you crave isn't in the cards (or your wallet). […]

Best Deals for Thursday 01/14/2010

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