Tag Archives: weddings

Weddings are the worst and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: approximately 4,154,000 That’s how many people are subjected to a great stress-inducing horror each year. And I am sad to admit that this year, I am one of them. More than 4 million people get…
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5 tips to cut wedding party costs

Sienna Kossman

Along with wedding season brings wedding costs — even if you’re only attending the wedding as a guest or the bridal party and not actually getting married. Here are five tips to help you save on wedding party expenses without being a cheapskate or worse, irritating the busy, happy couple.
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Emily’s list: iPhone 5 edition

Emily Crone

The big news this week is that Apple launched its precious new baby, iPhone 5, on Wednesday. Two summers ago, I wrote about why I was dying for an iPhone 4 but resisting. Are you purchasing an iPhone 5 now, or are you going to wait like me until it costs me less than half a month’s of rent?

Read on for my list of my top 10 favorite personal finance blog posts from the past week.

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Emily’s list: Royal wedding edition

Emily Crone

My wedding was just over a month ago, and on that day, I truly felt like a princess. People waited on me hand and foot. Everyone constantly asked me if I needed or wanted anything. It was kind of a let down when I realized I was only getting special treatment for one day.

I cannot even fathom what life is like for Kate Middleton, the gorgeous commoner who is marrying the United Kingdom’s Prince William in Westminster Abbey today. She will be a real princess every day. Ah, a girl’s dream. Though it comes with the heavy responsibility of hosting endless social events, completing loads of charity work, acting as a diplomat, being a fashion icon, and most importantly, bearing heirs to the throne. She will be in the spotlight and on the pages of infamous British tabloids for the rest of her life, being scrutinized for any potential mishap (or bit of cellulite). Is it worth it to have everything when you’re constantly in the spotlight?

If you lack the budget of a royal, read on for some of my favorite personal finance blog posts from the past week.

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