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Putting Together a Great Wedding on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 03.16.2016 | Weddings
Nathaniel Sillin

With the average price of an American wedding over $31,000, it's no wonder this special occasion can easily become a financial hardship.

How I Learned To Love City Hall Weddings

Marta Segal Block | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

After all these years of writing about weddings though, I recently went to my first Chicago City Hall wedding. This is what I learned: City Hall weddings aren't beautiful in spite of being held in a court room, they're beautiful because of it.

Taxes: The Extra Reason to Marry or Not Before The Year Ends

Carmen Feliciano | Posted 02.21.2014 | Money
Carmen Feliciano

Of course we don't make marriage decisions based on whether we will benefit from it from a tax standpoint. However, if you're sure about the person but not about the timing, here are some guidelines that might push the decision one way or the other on whether to head to City Hall or elope before the year ends.

Why I Loved My Little Courthouse Wedding

Valerie Sullivan | Posted 04.26.2013 | Weddings
Valerie Sullivan

There was only the sweet, lisping voice of our officiant; the kind, happy eyes of our witness; Danny's deep and loving expression as he watched my quivering lips; and everywhere in the room, our love.