June 16, 2017

The Cost of Attending a Wedding in 2017

Wedding season is upon us.  According to, the average cost of a wedding in 2016 rose to an all-time high of $35,329.  But modern weddings […]
August 11, 2016

Holy Matrimony: Wedding Spending Averages $30K

It’s common knowledge that weddings are tough on the bank account – what you may not know, however, is just how much of a hit your/your parents’ funds […]
August 4, 2015

Newlyweds Should Prepare for Next Year’s Taxes

Getting married is one of those life events that can throw your financial plan into disarray, but financial planning doesn’t have to be daunting after marriage. […]
July 17, 2015

Madcap Matrimony: 6 Ridiculous Wedding Costs

Midsummer finds us deep in the throes of summer wedding season – with the also popular fall wedding season in our not-so-distant future.  According to, […]
January 19, 2015

For Better of For Worse? Marriage and Taxes

The day you walked down the aisle, you dreamed about all the things that come with happily ever after – from moonlit walks on the beach […]
September 26, 2014

'Til Debt Do Us Part: Average Wedding Cost Rises

According to a spring study, the average wedding cost today is $29,858, not including the honeymoon. Couples typically spend between $18,900 and $31,500 but, many […]
June 27, 2014

Wedding Gift Etiquette: How Much Should You Spend?

As anyone who’s ever paid for or attended a wedding knows, celebrating eternal love can get pricey. Not only is the cost of a wedding soaring […]
June 24, 2014

The Worst Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make

A recent Kansas State University study found that if couples argued about money at the beginning of their marriage, they were more likely to report poor […]
December 12, 2013

A Ring or a House: Which Investment Should You Make?

The heck with lovey-dovey Valentine’s Day. Turns out December, with its holiday cheer, romantic winter backdrops and family gatherings, is among the busiest months for popping […]