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Just over half of women surveyed said both genders should take turns paying for dates, but only 6.5 percent of the female respondents seem to practice that philosophy in a new poll by CreditDonkey.

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.

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.

Diamond Prices: What You Need to Know

Get the maximum bling for your buck. Know what aspects of a diamond you need to focus on and which ones you don't to get the best value on your engagement ring.

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.


    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

    Interracial Marriage Statistics

    January 4, 2018 - 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

    September 24, 2017 - 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

    September 22, 2017 - 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

    September 20, 2017 - 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

    September 14, 2017 - 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

    September 12, 2017 - Tips for Diamonds
    When you're preparing to purchase an engagement ring, you're sure to hear the slogan, a diamond is forever. And it is. But you just don't want to be paying for it forever.

    Study: Average Honeymoon Cost

    September 10, 2017 - Tips
    The cost of honeymoons keeps rising. This doesn't keep couples home, though. Some couples postpone the honeymoon until a few months after their wedding. This may make it more affordable.

    Study: Average Cost of a Wedding

    September 4, 2017 - Tips
    The average wedding costs a staggering $35,329. From the venue to flowers to food, we slice up all the surprising costs of tying the knot.

    Long Distance Relationship Statistics May Surprise You

    August 3, 2017 - Tips
    Long distance relationships are supposed to end. Isn't that what everyone says? They say you'll never make it work. The numbers tell a different story, though.

    How to Start a Conversation with a Girl Online

    Starting a conversation with that cute girl could seem so scary. But it doesn't have to be. Here are 5 simple steps to get her attention.

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