Should the Bride’s Family Still Pay for the Wedding?

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A recent Harris Poll finds that Americans believe in maintaining certain wedding traditions, while questioning others.

For instance, a full 84% of the respondents polled still believe that the bride’s father should “give her away” to her husband. However, a much smaller majority (54%) felt that the bride should be expected to wear a white dress.

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Guest Blog: Planning Your Wedding on a Budget

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Wedding season has arrived once again, and the planning has begun for many engaged couples. This awesome guest blog from Nerd Wallet is filled with great tips to keep you from going over budget.

You’ve probably heard the estimate that the “average” wedding costs more than $25,000 — and perhaps cringed. Who wants their Big Day to lead to Big Debt? It’s not the ceremony to blame; usually most of the costs are related to the reception. Let’s consider areas where we save money without losing the magic.

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