Low Marriage Rates, Downturn Mean Less Total Wedding Spending

04/03/2012 01:22 pm ET
  • news.yahoo.com

The recovery is firmly in place, and as many parents and grandparents are eager to tell their offspring, wedding costs have skyrocketed since back in the day. Still, though the wedding industry appears to have recovered nicely from the recession, data also suggest that over the longer term, increases in wedding spending aren't quite making up for the decades-long decline in couples tying the knot.

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