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The Average Cost Of A Wedding Is Soaring -- And It's Higher Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.31.2014 | Weddings

Till debt do us part? From beachside nuptials to extravagant floral arrangements, it's no shocker that weddings can cost a pretty penny. Just how m...

Are Weddings Getting Too Costly For Guests? Tips For Keeping Costs Low

Erica Laudon | Posted 02.11.2014 | Weddings
Erica Laudon

Are bridal attendant and guest expenses getting out of control? If you are mother of the bride or mother of the groom, how do you feel about these costs for friends and family members? What would you do about it?

15 Money-Saving Tricks From Real Brides

Bridal Guide | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

With weddings becoming more and more expensive — according to CostofWedding.com, U.S. couples spend an average of $25,656 on their big day, and that...

WATCH: Should Couples Split the Cost of The Engagement Ring?

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.07.2013 | Weddings

More and more couples are choosing to forego tradition and split the cost of an engagement ring. HuffPost Live’s Caitlyn Becker poses the question: ...

BUSTED! The 10 Biggest Wedding Venue Myths

Posted 07.29.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared in Wedding Ideas magazine Thought you couldn't afford your dream wedding location? Think again, as we dispel some ...

7 Tips For Buying Wedding Stationery on a Budget

GalTime | Posted 09.14.2013 | Weddings
GalTime

It's no secret that weddings are expensive, so anyway that a couple can cut down on the final bill is always ideal. One of the easiest ways that couples can cut the cost includes watching their spending on wedding stationary.

This Couple Wants You To Help Pay For Their Wedding

Posted 07.09.2013 | Weddings

We've recently shared stories of newlyweds who criticized wedding guests that didn't give a big enough cash gift to cover the cost of the wedding. But...

Ungrateful Bride Sends Heinous Message To Wedding Guest

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weddings

Wow, talk about bad manners! On Friday, we received a truly horrifying email from one of our readers that would make etiquette guru Emily Post turn in...

25 Ways To Slash Your Wedding Budget

BRIDES | Posted 09.01.2013 | Weddings
BRIDES

Whether it means getting crafty with your besties or doubling your décor as favors -- a few adjustments here and there can make your wedding day a lot less expensive. So what are you waiting for? Take a cue from these real brides and start clipping those coupons!

Why The High Cost Of Being A Bridesmaid Is Worth It

www.thedailybeast.com | Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings

It’s the moment she’s been waiting for: her boyfriend has finally taken to one knee and popped the question—and she said yes. And now she has a ...

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...

Why More Than Half Of Couples Are Postponing The Big Day

Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

Recent research has shown that Americans are increasingly putting off marriage until they are financially stable, and a new survey suggests that Canad...

Confession: I'm Not Excited About My Wedding

www.nooga.com | Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

If there is one lie I have consistently told over the past few months, it's when I've smiled and answered in the affirmative when asked this question:...

The One Word That Makes Weddings Cost So Much

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weddings

A new study released Sunday by British consumer research group Which? found that wedding vendors routinely charge more for their services when told th...

The Surprising Reason Your Wedding May Be So Expensive

Posted 06.17.2013 | Weddings

Want to save money on your Big Day? According to new research, you might want to refrain from telling vendors that you're planning a wedding. In a...

Why Big, Expensive Weddings Are Back

www.bloomberg.com | Posted 06.17.2013 | Weddings

Lauren O’Shaughnessy has boosted prices for her wedding-planning services by about 25 percent since 2009 as the economic expansion puts Americans in...

What The Average Wedding REALLY Costs

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com's annual "Real Weddings Survey" reveals the average cost of a wedding each year (in 2012, it was $28,427). But it t...

20 Ways To Save BIG On Your Wedding Cake

Posted 06.12.2013 | Weddings

By Sharon Naylor for Bridal Guide Swirls of buttercream, cascades of iced ribbons and blossoms — wedding cakes are the stuff of dreams, and it’...

Why Couples Often End Up WAY Over Budget

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly When planning a wedding, couples tend to think about their budget in terms of "big ticket" items: the dress, the venu...

Why 1/4 Of Your Guests Might Skip Your Wedding

Posted 06.06.2013 | Weddings

Newlyweds aren't the only ones in debt after their weddings -- a new survey reveals that guests are also feeling the financial strain. In a poll by...

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.

6 Ways To Survive Destination Wedding Season

Carly Cylinder | Posted 06.30.2013 | Weddings
Carly Cylinder

I love going to destination weddings because it's like a forced vacation

How Wedding Reality Shows Are Affecting The Industry

money.usnews.com | Posted 04.17.2013 | Weddings

Ever since the TV series "CSI" debuted on CBS in 2000, there has been talk about the CSI effect: Juries often now expect prosecutors to have unrealist...

The 10 Most Expensive Weddings Of All Time

Posted 04.09.2013 | Weddings

If you thought the $28,427 price tag on the average American wedding was high -- think again. Aussie.com.au created an infographic about 10 most ex...

How To Know If Your Florist Is Ripping You Off

Carly Cylinder | Posted 06.08.2013 | Weddings
Carly Cylinder

One of my best friends, who is getting married in San Diego this fall, recently emailed me a copy of her wedding flower invoice to make sure everything was copacetic. I get this a lot