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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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Choosing the Wrong Color Can Cost You Big on These Purchases

People generally chalk up color to personal preference when making a purchase, but what about those times when that choice can actually cost money? Strangely, I spend a lot of brain space thinking about the impact of color on my finances. I'm typing this article from the comfort of my new coral... […]

4 Great Investments That Sounded Really Stupid in the 2000s

Ridicule and high return are often positively correlated. In the 1970's, there was the pet rock craze, which reportedly made $15 million in its first six months. Now fast forward to 1989 — would you have invested in the penny stock of a homebrew computer maker? Well, a $5,000 investment in... […]

10 Things in Your Basement You Should Throw Out Today

I hate to admit it, but I'm a basement hoarder. My subterranean lair is the slightly moldy home to any and every item that I cannot decide what to do with. If it weren't for the fact that our washer and dryer reside in the basement, there probably wouldn't even be room to walk down there. (See... […]

10 Things in Your Basement You Should Throw Out Today

I hate to admit it, but I'm a basement hoarder. My subterranean lair is the slightly moldy home to any and every item that I cannot decide what to do with. If it weren't for the fact that our washer and dryer reside in the basement, there probably wouldn't even be room to walk down there. (See... […]

5 Ways Even Ordinary People Can Become Paid Models

Some people are born genetically gifted. People like Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima, and Tyson Beckford may all work very hard to maintain their ravishing good looks, but let's be honest… they started with a huge advantage. And while beauty is in the eye of the beholder, these people are... […]

5 Ways Even Ordinary People Can Become Paid Models

Some people are born genetically gifted. People like Gisele Bündchen, Adriana Lima, and Tyson Beckford may all work very hard to maintain their ravishing good looks, but let's be honest… they started with a huge advantage. And while beauty is in the eye of the beholder, these people are... […]

Brian Williams' $5 Million Fib: 4 Little Lies that Can Cost You Your Job

It was a $5 million fib. Maybe even more expensive than that. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams' war story tall tale cost him six months pay, and considering his freshly signed five-year, $50 million contract, that's an expensive white lie. The fact is, he's likely never to return to the... […]

Brian Williams' $5 Million Fib: 4 Little Lies that Can Cost You Your Job

It was a $5 million fib. Maybe even more expensive than that. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams' war story tall tale cost him six months pay, and considering his freshly signed five-year, $50 million contract, that's an expensive white lie. The fact is, he's likely never to return to the... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Being Tricked to Spend More

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the ways you're being tricked into spending more, how to decorate on a budget, and the ways your employer can help you save money. Top 5 Articles The Science of Shopping: 9 Sneaky Ways You're Being Tricked to... […]

Best Money Tips: Ways You're Being Tricked to Spend More

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the ways you're being tricked into spending more, how to decorate on a budget, and the ways your employer can help you save money. Top 5 Articles The Science of Shopping: 9 Sneaky Ways You're Being Tricked to... […]