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Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 08.04.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

From the articles on every wedding website and app in existence to all of the "experts" that surround a couple the minute after the proposal, there is an onslaught of confusing and incorrect information out there being given to couples.

Who Knew Tulle Could Make Your Wedding Cheaper? Not Me.

Steve Rhode | Posted 06.16.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Can we talk? Since I lend a helping hand to personal finance bloggers and welcome their guest posts on my site, I typically get bombarded by submissio...

10 Hidden Wedding Costs You Probably Forgot To Consider

Posted 08.09.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly When planning a wedding, it's easy to think about your budget in terms of big ticket items: the dress, the venue, the...

The Biggest Question Facing Brides And 'Maids

Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

It's no secret that planning a wedding is a very expensive undertaking for the bride and groom. But being in a wedding isn't easy on the pocketbook ei...

Are Wedding Loans Smart Wedding Planning Money Management?

Tricia Spencer | Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings
Tricia Spencer

A wedding is expensive, but is taking out a loan to cover wedding expenses a viable option for brides and grooms? Maybe yes, maybe no. The answer is not simple.

Being A Wedding Guest Will Cost You

Posted 04.27.2012 | Weddings

Couples may bear the brunt of most of the wedding expenses, but they're not the only ones who have to shell out big bucks for their Big Day. Weddin...

Strapped: How the Bridal Beast Is Bankrupting the Lowly Wedding Guest

Sarah Elizabeth Richards | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weddings
Sarah Elizabeth Richards

For just one holy union, it's not uncommon to be invited to several engagement parties, showers or teas (where you have to bring gifts and are often expected to chip in for expenses). As the cost and scale of weddings continue to escalate, it's not just the bride and groom or their parents who are feeling pinched.

Love Can Hurt -- Your Bank Account

BusinessWeek Via MSNBC | Alison Damast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The first date is just the start of what may turn out to be the largest spending spree of your life. With the average courtship before a marriage last...