It doesn’t matter if you’re going — if you receive a wedding invitation, you should send a gift of some sort to the couple. That doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money — and even if you’re on a tight budget, you may be able to come up with a little something… Read More
As Vince Vaughn’s “Wedding Crashers” character famously asks, “Which do you like better? Christmas or wedding season?” Better question: Which is more expensive? If you’re attending more than one this year, weddings can be more costly than the holidays. It doesn’t have to be that way, but you need to take time to set aside… Read More
It’s a rite of passage. Being a bridesmaid. When a close friend asks you to stand beside her as she gets married, your first thought may be that it’s an honor. These days, your second thought is probably about your bank account. Being part of a wedding party is expensive and there seem to be… Read More
With last week’s Supreme Court ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, same-sex couples in many states nationwide are in a better position to get married than they were before. However, it’s interesting to note that many of them may choose different ways to tackle the often sizable expenses that can come with… Read More
Wedding travel can quickly add up and overwhelm your budget. Here are just a few of the tips to help you save on costly travel to and from weddings.
Are wedding bells in your near future? If so, congratulations — and get ready! While you may have long dreamed of the day you’d put on a white dress or the day you’d see your bride walk down the aisle, it’s unlikely that you imagined the amount of planning and emotional turmoil you’d go through… Read More
Are you willing to go into debt for love? If you are ready to pop the question, but haven’t saved for the ring you want to buy, you may be tempted to finance the purchase. But do that, and you may find that already pricey engagement ring costs a lot more than you planned. The… Read More
When brides-to-be imagine their wedding, who’s there is often a big part of it. A grand affair? An intimate evening? A just big-enough-but-not-too-big event? Most of us fall into the final category, looking to compile a modest guest list for what will likely be the best party we ever throw. But hitting the perfect medium… Read More