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How Much to Really Spend on an Engagement Ring

Forget the "two months' salary" rule. Find out how much you should REALLY spend on an engagement ring here.

23 Unbelievable Average Wedding Cost Statistics

The average wedding costs a jaw dropping $29,858. Read this full breakdown of how wedding costs stack up, as well as tips to save.

Study: Best Place to Buy Engagement Ring Online

Thinking of buying an engagement ring online? We've done the research and found the top 3 diamond stores for selection, quality, and overall experience.

Buying an Engagement Ring: What You Need to Know

Thinking of proposing? Buying an engagement ring is intimidating, but this brilliant guide makes it easy. Learn how to buy the perfect diamond ring WITHOUT going broke.

If you're pondering taking your relationship to the next level, be sure to check out these 23 facts and figures before you start shopping around for a diamond.


    6 Money Lessons Learned from Love

    What is the key ingredient for a fulfilling life? Harvard researchers spent 75 years studying the issue and found that – drum roll please – love matters. In fact, it’s all that matters, as any Hollywood romantic comedy will tell you. We need ...
    Infographic: Love and Marriage

    Infographic: Marriage Statistics

    Good news for married couples! Statistics show that they'll probably be healthier and live longer than their unmarried friends. Now the bad news: They'll spend some of that extra time arguing over money.
    Infographics: Financial Infidelity by the Numbers

    Financial Infidelity: Marriage and Money

    Married people are happier by many measures, yet many marriages are unhappy or fail because couples bring to the partnership significant debt, including student loans and credit card balances, as well as self-deceptions and outright lies about ...

New Love and Money Tips

    Date Rape Statistics

    August 22, 2018 - Tips
    18% of women and 1% of men experience rape at some point during their lifetime. More than 35% of the female victims are between the ages of 18 and 24.
    Ritani

    Ritani Review: Good Place to Buy Engagement Ring?

    March 15, 2018 - Reviews
    Ritani gives you more confidence by allowing you to preview your ring in person before buying it. Sounds promising, but is this online jeweler good? Read on.

    Study: LGBT Statistics

    Tips
    More than 10 million adults identify with the LGBT community. The number is continually on the rise as more people feel comfortable "coming out."
    Brilliant Earth

    Brilliant Earth Review: Pros and Cons

    February 17, 2018 - Reviews
    Brilliant Earth is known for their ethically-sourced diamonds. But is the price worth it? Read our full review.

    Interracial Marriage Statistics

    Tips
    17% of married couples today are interracial. This wasn't the case just 50 years ago, though. Richard and Mildred Loving helped make it possible with their sacrifice and willingness to fight.

    Study: Average Cost of a Wedding Photographer

    Tips
    The average wedding photographer costs $2,783. It varies based on his hours of coverage and the package you choose. We capture the costs below.

    Study: Average Cost of a Wedding Cake

    Tips
    The average wedding cake costs $582, with each slice costing between $1.50 and $12. Here's a closer look at how the costs stack up.

    Study: Average Cost of Wedding Dress

    Tips
    A bride spends $1,564 on average on her wedding dress. And that doesn't include shoes and accessories. Read this report for the real costs of wedding attire.

    Study: Average Cost of Wedding Invitations

    Tips
    Wedding invitations cost $445 on average. But a lot depends on the type of paper and printing. Here's what you can expect to pay for wedding stationery.

    How to Buy an Engagement Ring

    Tips for Diamonds
    You hear a diamond is forever when shopping for an engagement ring. But that doesn't mean you need to pay for one that long.

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