After receiving $100 as a wedding gift, my husband and I decided to spend it on some patio furniture.
The first time a friend asked me to bridesmaid was in 2005, the year following my own elopement. Every little thing made me happier about my decision to not have a wedding.
I was pretty surprised to learn exactly how expensive it has gotten to send a child to public school.
There was one thing we knew for certain: we absolutely were not going to be that couple that went into extreme debt or had their parents dip into their retirement savings in order to foot the bill for one extravagant day.
“Hey, how much does it cost to be a Tri-Delt or whatever, anyway?”
Here’s something you’ve perhaps noticed on your own: rents have been getting crazy high!
The Wall Street Journal reports that international airlines are increasingly outfitting their airplanes with “Premium Economy” seats for people who don’t want to fly coach but can’t afford first or business class.
Remember when you could get a pair of Chuck Taylors for $20?
Quick, tell me: how much does the average wedding in the United States cost? $25,000? $30,000?
You can buy a bottle of water with asparagus in it for only $6!