Financial blog The Simple Dollar has written up a few tips on how to deal with those inevitable business lunches - and how to keep costs to a minimum.
- I drink a large amount of water just before leaving.
- Suggest carpooling.
- Order water as the drink (it's free).
- Order something inexpensive but filling.
- Participate strongly in the conversation - this keeps you from spending too much on the meal.
What's your best budget tip for business meals? Thoughts in the comments.