My truck was severely out of alignment, felt almost wobbly to drive it, had worn out tires, severely needed an oil change, and had almost unusable windshield wiper blades. I fixed it all yesterday. Total cost: $1,500 (even after some shopping around). Ouch.
How to Have a Successful Budget Meeting With Your Spouse I find that regular conversations are always helpful. (@ lazy man and money)
Beating the High Cost of Weddings: How We Did It and How You Can, Too Our best wedding tactic was to involve everyone who came in from out of town in wedding preparation. We held a small party at the reception hall for out-of-town guests as well as the most immediate family, where everyone talked and very gradually assembled things for the reception. This eliminated hall setup costs and was a lot of fun. (@ get rich slowly)
The Simple Dollar Retro: How I Made Brown Bag Lunches Work For Me Most people think brown bag lunches suck. I happen to like them – here’s how I make them palatable to me.