Planning a wedding? You can hold the event in a spectacular location without paying thousands of dollars. Some are even free.
That's a 5.2% price hike over last year, which may mean increased confidence in the economy. But do we need to spend so much?
Bouquets and chocolates are still popular on Valentine's Day, but there's increasing interest in tech gifts. Clothing is a hot gift trend, too.
Is your sweetheart truly financially responsible and not living paycheck to paycheck or drowning in debt? There are indicators to look for.
Whether you spend too little -- or more than you can afford -- on your valentine could very well indicate how you would approach money issues as a spouse.
A new Denny's in downtown Las Vegas will open a wedding chapel next year. Is that your idea of a suitable location?
Drop that to-do list and make time for someone special. Single? Plan some R&R with a BFF.
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