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According to a Dutch study, women who kept their names had higher average education levels and fewer children -- and worked more and had higher salaries.
Despite the economy, brides-to-be aren't willing to sacrifice luxury to save money on their big day. The average wedding cost $27,000 last year.
Survey shows that brides-to-be are willing to ditch size and tradition in favor of saving money, and know how to work social media.
Military members get free meals and wedding dresses, and everyone can visit national parks free.
McDonald's in Hong Kong responds to demand and will offer weddings, complete with balloon dresses and apple pie cakes.
People with a wedding or a baby on the way can profit handsomely when well-wishers buy gifts.
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