We’ve Saved Money AND Dignity Not Being Bridesmaids But We’re Rueful Anyway: A Chat

“There are snacks and Kleenex in my purse right now. I am like a bridesmaid waiting for a wedding.”

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?

I am an excellent wedding guest. But, I am very, very bad at wedding presents.

A Wedding, Two White Dresses, and Secret Spending

It started, like so many weddings do, with a white dress. Not the wedding dress, which would come later, but a little cotton sundress I found on a rainy San Francisco day. I was waiting for my fiancé to arrive from his nonprofit job so we could walk together to Williams Sonoma and start to register for kitchen utensils. I ducked into a high-end store to get out of the rain.

Burger King Is Paying for Wedding of Couple Named Burger-King

Yes, Burger King is now paying for the Burger-King wedding, and I hope that at some point on that Skype call the Burger King representative said “have it your way.”

The Cost of Acquiring a Last-Minute Tuxedo for a Black Tie Wedding

A few months ago, a coworker of mine got married. A few months before that, she got engaged. On the morning she rolled in with one finger buckling under the weight of a god-knows-how-many-carat diamond, our six-person team huddled in a secluded office for a private, giddy, workday champagne toast.

How to Stay Married: Splurge on the Honeymoon, Not the Open Bar

“Couples who make more than $125,000 a year (combined) cut their divorce risk in half.” So, yeah. You don’t have to be wealthy for San Francisco, just wealthy for Arkansas.

Secret Debt Threatened My Marriage

“Debt is like living in the past.” His hands now flapped their emphasis in the air. “How can we move forward into the future if you’re stuck in the past?”

Say Yes to the Dress, Pt 3: The Conclusion

Two Weddings, One Summer

I’m getting to that age—the age in your twenties when a portion of your summer is dedicated to witnessing people you know get hitched. This summer was the first time I attended more than one wedding. Some numbers

Saying “No I Can’t” Because of Money