Can You Afford To Get Married?

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You may not be able to afford the wedding of your dreams. You may not be able to afford the wedding of your mother’s dreams. You may feel like you can’t even afford to be a guest at someone else’s wedding.

But you can afford to get married—even if you have student loans.

A marriage license and a trip to City Hall or the chapel don’t actually cost that much. It’s the big party that goes over budget. But there are ways to do it on the cheap without feeling like you’re cheaping out.…

How To Save Money As A Wedding Guest

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Ahhhh … springtime. The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, the NHL playoffs are here, and the start of wedding season is officially upon us.

Between April and October of this year, my wife will attend eight weddings. Eight. Like five more than three. While I am very excited to see many close friends and family “take the plunge,” all these weddings come at a steep price tag—and not just for the people throwing the party.…