Wedding tips and other expenses in the week in review

Each week, WalletPop looks back on the week's top personal finance stories as it joins with CostRefuge. Here are some from last week from mainstream publications and the blogosphere.

Everyone knows weddings are costly, even if you're not the bride or groom (or their parents!). Sally from Money Crashers shares some tips on how to keep your expenses in check while still having a good time.

With the pool of job applicants higher than ever, it's getting harder and harder for potential hires to stand out amongst the rest of the crowd. Those who are desperate might think it wise to fib a little bit on their resume but Jeanine Skowronski of MainStreet explains why this probably isn't the best of ideas.