weddings

15 Surprising Insurance Policies You Might Need

For just about any life event, there's an insurance policy to cover it. Do you need one of these plans?

How to Get Out of Social Obligations That Break Your Budget

Stressed out over how to handle those birthday parties, weddings, and social invites you can't afford? Learn how to bow out gracefully.

5 Times Splurging on Experiences Is a Bad Idea

You are usually better off spending your money on experiences than things. But sometimes, even memories aren't worth your money, either.

How to Save Big on Everything for Your Wedding

Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life. But it shouldn't have to be one of the most expensive.

People Are Still Spending Too Much on Their Weddings

Here comes the bride, all dressed in white, and about to enter a life of debt because she spent way too much on her wedding.

4 Ways Millennials Are Changing Marriage

It's no secret that Millennials like to do things their own way, and that includes marriage. Here's how the kids are tying the knot (or not).

5 Things Americans Spend Too Much On

From our "I Dos" to our morning joe, Americans are guilty of spending way too much on these things.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Married

Finance woes can put a real damper on newly-engaged bliss. Make your marriage happily ever after by getting off to a good financial start.

Never Borrow Money for These 5 Buys

You really, really want it... and oh, that credit offer just looks so tempting! But be forewarned — you'll regret it if you buy it.

5 Big Ticket Wedding Items You Should Borrow Instead of Buy

Wedding season is fast approaching. Why not make your "Something Borrowed" work to your favor (and your budget)?

7 Frugal, Fabulous Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring

The diamond engagement ring is traditional only if you believe diamond industry marketing. Start your own tradition with these great alternatives.

5 Amazing Honeymoons That Only Seem Expensive

First comes loves, then comes marriage — then comes a fabulous and frugal honeymoon!

How Much Engagement Ring Can You Actually Afford?

Popping the question can be a pricey prospect. You'll get the "yes" with less stress if you know going in what you should expect to pay.

5 Romantic Wedding Locations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Choosing the right venue is is hard and often expensive. Save money by skipping the hotel and country club and get wed somewhere fun — and cheap.

How to Have a Great Wedding if You Haven't Saved Enough

No need to break the bank walking down the aisle. You really can have an unforgettable wedding — even on the teeniest of budgets.

Who Pays For the Bridesmaid Dresses When . . . ?

Figuring out who pays for the bridesmaids' dresses is tough, but depending on the situation, the rules are clear. Try this cheatsheet and good luck!

3 Things That Always, Always Go Over-Budget

Somehow, no matter how much we plan, these three events always go over budget. Here's how to keep a lid on the spending.

How to Attend a Wedding for Cheap (Without Actually Looking Cheap)

Even simply attending a wedding these days is expensive. Trim the cost without insulting your hosts with these simple expense-savers.

Money-Saving Tricks I Learned Planning an Elopement

I always thought that eloping meant flying to Hawaii to get married on the beach with a hired witness. I was wrong, and now I'm saving tons of money.

The Greatest Story Ever Sold is a Fantasy Covered in Blood

Want an easy way to save three months’ salary? Don’t buy a diamond engagement ring.