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Newly engaged? Saving strategies for your big day and beyond

Whether your engagement was a long time coming or a bona fide surprise, there’s plenty of excitement to go around once wedding bells are mentioned. At the height of this bustle, you’re trying to plan a major event and that comes with a lot of decisions — and potentially a lot of expenses. Getting on […]

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The Wedding Boom: 4 Tips to Navigate Wedding Planning in 2022

Is your mailbox flooded with save-the-dates and wedding invitations? If it seems like everyone is rushing to the altar this year, you’re not imagining things. In the wake of major world-changing events (and subsequent nuptial cancellations) over the past two years, many couples are deciding to make 2022 their wedding year. In fact, a whopping […]

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6 Ways to Cut Wedding Costs That No One Will Notice

For many your wedding day is something you have been dreaming about since you were a child, envisioning the perfect celebration with your dearest family and friends. You’ve probably dreamt of the dress, tux, flowers and table settings, but probably not the dollar signs that go with them. As you map out your wedding budget, […]

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Say “I Do” with Wedding Budget Basics

First comes love, then comes engagement, then comes the all-important wedding budget discussion. If you’re getting ready to tie the knot, you know there are a lot of costs to consider before anyone walks down the aisle. From flowers to the dress to the venue, planning a wedding usually means you’re constantly reaching for your […]

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Love and Location: Putting Down Your Roots as a Couple

When you and your partner decide to move in together, picking the location you’ll call home is a major part of this next step in your relationship. Will you live in the city or suburbs? Close to family or across the country? Whether you rent or buy, you have a lot to consider when deciding […]

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9 Conversations to Have Before Moving in Together

You and your partner have decided to take the next big step in your relationship: moving in together. Congratulations! It’s an exciting leap forward to be sure, but before you start packing (or making space in the closet) you’ll want to make sure you’re both on the same page. Moving in together goes far beyond […]

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Marriage and Money: A Checklist for Financial Planning With Your Spouse

Before you tie the knot, you and your spouse-to-be have a lot to discuss (and not just with regards to wedding and honeymoon planning). Be sure to pencil in some time to talk about your financial future. Establishing a firm financial foundation can set the stage for a successful start to your new life together […]

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Backyard BBQ or Black-Tie Blowout. What Kind of Wedding Should You Have?

After you say “yes” to the all-important question, “Will you marry me?” there’s a long road to “I do.” Wedding planning is exciting and filled with seemingly endless choices — Traditional or offbeat? Small and intimate or super-sized bash? DJ or band? — all potentially giving you more stress than bliss. Creating a realistic and […]

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Dreaming of a Destination Wedding? Take Our Quiz to Find Out if it’s a Fit

When you picture your wedding day, do you see a church or maybe a modern event space? While you may have always assumed you’d get married where you live, many couples are opting to take their nuptials on the road (or overseas). If the idea of your friends and family gathering in an exotic locale […]

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Tying the Knot? 13 Ways to Upcycle and Thrift Your Way Down the Aisle

A wedding is one of the most exciting events you can organize — it can also be one of the most expensive. So, we’ll let you in on a little secret if you’re trying to keep costs low: Get a little thrifty. Unleash your creativity (and stay on budget) with these simple hacks: 1. Thrift […]

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