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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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How to Get Your Car Ready for Hurricane Season

When you're prepping for hurricane season, it's easy to get caught up in protecting your house and making sure you're stocked with basic supplies. You may totally forget about your car. This is a mistake — in a natural disaster, your car might be your saving grace. If you get caught in... […]

8 Types of People Who Will Never Win at Money

There are many factors that determine whether or not you'll be successful at managing money throughout your life. But of those many factors, your personal habits and character traits are perhaps the biggest. If you look through this list and see yourself on here, it's time to make some changes;... […]

15 Real Legitimate Side Jobs for the Stay-at-Home Parent

Link for teaser title:  https://www.wisebread.com/15-real-legitimate-side-jobs-for-the-stay-at-home-pare... In the Internet era, it is possible to find real jobs (with no startup... […]

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Culture, Even If You Aren't the Boss

When you work for a company, you soon get to know its culture. Sometimes it's fantastic; everyone gets along great, and you pinch yourself to see if you're dreaming. Most of the time, however, company culture is in need of some improvement, if not a complete overhaul. This is where you can help.... […]

Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 7/12, 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Chance to Win $300 in Prizes!

Join our Tweetchat Thursday 7/12 at 12pm PST/ 3pm EST for lively conversation and a chance to win a $200 gift card or one of two $50 gift cards! Use #WBChat and #SmartyChat to participate. This week's topic: Saving on Summer Travel! Learn about tracking progress towards your travel savings goals,... […]

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Identity theft wears many different faces. From credit cards to student loans, thieves can open different forms of credit in your name and just like that, destroy your credit history and financial standing. If this happens to you, getting the situation fixed can be difficult and time-consuming.... […]

Ask the Readers: How Do You Get Cool on a Budget?

Editor's Note: Congratulations to John, Patricia, and Lindsay for winning this week's contest! You can count on summer to be hot, but many areas are facing heat waves and record high temps all across the U.S. Staying cool without busting your budget on energy costs is now harder than ever. How do... […]

How to Prepare for Unpaid Maternity Leave

Back in 2008, when my husband and I were newlyweds just starting to think about having children, I was still working as a high school English teacher. Another teacher in my department had a baby that year, and I was horrified to discover that our school district did not offer paid maternity leave.... […]

How a Family of 4 Can See Italy for $1,000 or Less

Italy is one of the most visited countries in the world, and for good reason. This boot-shaped nation boasts ancient ruins and historical landmarks, world class art, towering mountains, beaches, and wineries. You can see the famous works of Michelangelo one day, hike a cliff that overlooks the... […]

Best Money Tips: How to Buy a Family Home Without the Stress

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to buy a home without the stress, how to choose the best sunscreen, and pro cleaning tips and tricks that will save you time. Top 5 Articles The Complete Guide To Buying A Family Home Without All The Stress —... […]