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There are few worse things in this world to happen to a friendship when you absolutely hate your friend’s boyfriend or girlfriend. Perhaps it’s totally justified, and perhaps it’s not. Either way, it’s a pain in the ass that you’re going to have to either figure out how to live
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So you want some new friends. Maybe you don’t have any yet because you just moved to the city. Maybe you recently broke up with your girlfriend, who turned everyone you know against you (whore). Or maybe you’re just kind of sick of the friends you’ve already got. I mean,
“I am standing up in my friend’s wedding. I am really struggling financially and I have spent over $400, and I just found out that the dress is going to be $250! I am freaking out… what should I do?” – SD
Standing up in a wedding for someone you love and support is a huge honor and it is one of the biggest financial commitments people make to their friends. Some would say that in that type of situation money “shouldn’t matter.”
You may need to dramatically decrease your living expenses if you are facing job loss, unexpected expenses, or overwhelming debt, etc. On the other hand you may be in a situation where you feel like you would like to significantly ramp up your savings capacity in the short term, through lowering your living expenses. If you find yourself in any of these situations, here is what I recommend you consider:
I get a lot of questions about money and relationships from clients. Should I ask so and so for a personal loan? Blahbidy blah roommate is weird about splitting bills what should I do? My boyfriend wants to get a motorcycle and he has really bad credit, should I co-sign for him, or get the bike in my name? My friend so and so and I don’t talk anymore because of an argument with money, how do I prevent that from happening again?
It wasn’t until about 2005 or so, deep in the throes of the SECOND Bush administrations warmongering and muckery that “The 90s” began to have a discernible feel and quality. We had gotten enough of a distance away from living in them that we could see them from a subjectively