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‘Polite Is Expensive’: How I Stopped Fretting About Weddings And Started Saving

Like many of us, Future Women's finance writer found she was spending a chunk of her salary attending weddings. Then she found two ways to get smart about her spending.

By Jessica Sier

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Like many of us, Future Women's finance writer found she was spending a chunk of her salary attending weddings. Then she found two ways to get smart about her spending.

By Jessica Sier

I had always thought of myself as a ‘periphery friend’. I flitted around the edges of friendship groups, making close friends with generally just one person, and rarely ingratiating into a solid clique.

I never really had a pack of girls who were my ride or dies, nor was I particularly well known on any kind of social circuit. I was just around for a wine once and awhile, and good for petrol money on the way to a festival.

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