Marriage rates may have fallen from its peak in the mid 1980s. But people are still getting hitched to the tune of approximately two million marriages a year according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Since 1970, the cost of getting married has almost doubled to $24,000 – the average cost of a wedding in today’s dollars. Depending upon where you live and the financial resources available to you, you may consider this figure to be a lot of money to say, “I Do,” or a drop in the bucket. Either way paying for a wedding is a costly endeavor and saving for it can seem daunting. Here are a few suggestions to help you realistically save for your wedding: (Continue Reading…)