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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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6 Amazing Volunteer Programs Around the World

Volunteering can be challenging, eye opening, and even life altering, but ultimately it's rewarding in so many ways for those who undertake it. And volunteering abroad is a fantastic way to not only enrich your travels, but also to help others in the process. There are great volunteer programs in... […]

How I've Scored Free Travel for 5 Years Straight

It's been at least five years since I've paid for airfare or hotels out of pocket, as I always use reward points and miles instead. And far from being a homebody, I travel extensively in connection with my freelance work, and for vacations with my family. But free travel isn't some elusive and... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 9/20, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

Join our Tweetchat this Thursday at 12:00 pm Pacific for lively conversation and a chance to win one of two $10 Amazon GCs! Use #WBChat to participate. This week's topic: Interviewing! Learn about practicing in advance of a job interview, handling difficult questions, interviewing mistakes,... […]

8 Things You Need to Know About Debt Management Plans

If you're in debt and struggling to dig your way out, you've probably spent a lot of time trying to come up with a fix. Maybe you transferred your balance to a balance transfer card to score zero interest, and wound up racking up even more debt. Perhaps you've resorted to selling stuff to raise... […]

Ask the Readers: How Will You Prep Your Home for Winter?

Winter is coming! Sure, it's still a few months away, but now is actually the best time to get to work around the house so that you stay cozy and secure when the cold weather rolls around. How will you prep your home for winter? What are some of the common seasonal hazards in your area, and what... […]

How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas

Making the decision to retire abroad is a huge step for anyone, even if you're a seasoned world traveler. Perhaps you've spent significant periods of your life overseas exploring various locations, but making the move to another country is entirely different. It can be a daunting prospect, but you... […]

How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less

Hawaii is a bucket list destination for many families, and for good reason. The islands that make up Hawaii boast spectacular mountain landscapes, unbeatable beaches, tropical and lush greenery, and a culture all their own. Hawaii is also a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, with world class... […]

5 Smart Ways to Reduce Your Credit Card Interest

If you've been trying to get out of credit card debt, you've probably heard about 0% APR credit cards that offer balance transfers. They are so well known that it can be disappointing every time you see a headline proclaiming some great idea about how to pay off your debt, only to find out it's... […]

11 Unique Ways Millennials Are Dealing With Student Loan Debt

Link for teaser title:  https://www.wisebread.com/7-unique-ways-millennials-are-dealing-with-student-loa... Here are 11 unique ways to wipe out student loan debt faster and with... […]

7 Affordable Cities for a Craft Beer Road Trip

As any beer aficionado knows, the craft beer scene across the country is booming. In 2017 alone, the craft beer industry was worth $26 billion, and was spread out across 6,266 craft breweries in the U.S. That's a lot of breweries to visit. But if you're on the lookout for some fresh beer and up... […]