When a save-the-date arrives in your mailbox, you want to feel thrilled for your engaged friends. Instead, you feel a heavy knot forming at the bottom of your stomach. How much is this wedding going to set you back? Fortunately, you don’t have to go into debt to attend.
Your first inclination may be to balk at the idea of a prenup, but they aren’t just for rich people protecting their wealth. Sometimes, they can help you protect your partner or kids. So before you decide whether a prenup is right for you, learn what it is, how it works, and when you need one.
For some couples, the venue cost is one of the most significant wedding expenses, running into the thousands of dollars. If you’d rather use that cash for something else, look into one of these cheaper venue types.
Weddings can be expensive. And the amount you spend on food and drink for the reception is a big culprit. These modern wedding savings tips can help you limit what you spend on bites and beverages for your guests with minimal impact on how you experience your big day.
When it comes to your finances, is it better to be married or single? The good news is they’re both better than being divorced. But whether marriage, domestic partnership, or singledom is right for you depends on a number of factors. It pays to compare them before you take the plunge.