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.

Latest Posts from Wise Bread (page 9)

The 5 Best Foundations

When you want to feel more confident in your appearance, foundation can help. It can enhance your complexion, cover any embarrassing marks, combat skin issues like dryness or oily skin, and even help adjust your skin shade. Many people believe that you should spend more money on foundation because... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Save Your First $500

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to save $500, the best time to buy a TV, and blogging tips for beginners. Top 5 Articles How To Save Your First $500 — Look for places where you can cut $10 a month, like subscriptions to streaming... […]

Best Deals for Tuesday 07/14

Link for teaser title:  http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Best Buy Techday Tuesday Sale: Up to 67% off, Nordstrom Rack Clearance: Up to 95% off, Home Depot Overstock Sale:... […]

8 Cheap Ways to Deter Garden Pests

When we moved out of our urban neighborhood last year, we had no idea how our summer gardening efforts might change. Almost immediately, we discovered that living slightly closer to the country meant critters — lots of them. So, we've had to bulk up our pest-control efforts considerably. Here... […]

Ask the Readers: Do You Have Pets?

There are many great things about having pets: the companionship, the love, the exercise if yours are outdoor types. It also involves a lot of responsibility and expenditures, so pet ownership shouldn't be taken lightly. Do you have pets? What kinds of animals are they? What has been the greatest... […]

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

I was a working mom, myself, for 18 years. I won't kid you: It wasn't easy. A lot of it is a blur. So, I polled my co-worker moms, friends, and neighbors to see what skills they need to keep the "working mom" machine running. Here are some of the top life skills they rely on day in and... […]

The 5 Craziest Groupon Deals

Nobody likes to pay full price. That's why everybody jumped on Groupon when it first came out with all of its crazy-cheap deals, and many of us still keep coming back. From dinners at fancy places to open bar catamaran cruises, Groupon seems to offer everything under the sun — at a steep... […]

Here's What to Do If You Can't Afford Your Mortgage Payment

We know the scenario: Maybe your spouse lost a job, dropping your household income. Maybe your hours at work have been cut. Or maybe your own job has disappeared. Whatever the financial emergency, your monthly mortgage payment has become unaffordable. What can you do if you want to keep your... […]

Best Money Tips: 7 Behaviors of Emotionally Wealthy People

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the behaviors of emotionally wealthy people, why more restaurant chains are offering delivery, and ways to get more use out of your old makeup. Top 5 Articles 7 Behaviors Of Emotionally Wealthy People That You... […]

10 of the Coolest Sayings About Saving

Don't downplay the importance of frugality: Saving money is the single best thing you can do to secure your future. If you're having a tough time tightening the purse strings, taking a look at 10 of the coolest sayings about saving money can put things in perspective. 1. "Money looks better... […]