Tag Archives: Money

Wedding Etiquette: Who Pays? Planning a wedding doesn’t just stop at a wedding. You have to plan the bridal shower, the engagement dinner, rehearsal dinner, publish announcements of becoming engaged and of course the wedding reception. So whats the deal? Does the brides father still pay for all of the above, or are things split down the middle? The Wedding: Many people in current days believe that the couple should pay for their own wedding ceremony. It is their wedding after all! It is okay to accept money from your parents as well because naturally they will probably want to Read More →

How to Design Your own Engagement Ring for Less  Many people assume that because you are making your engagement ring custom it is going to cost you a fortune. In all actuality you are going to be saving thousands if you decide to customize your own engagement ring. The first step: Choose the setting you want for your ring. Most jewelry stores have a display of diamond mounting with the stone missing. Another option that some jewelry stores offer is taking the diamond out of its setting and selling you just the mounting. One you have the overall design of Read More →

Spotlight on: Vera Wang LOVE Collection at Zales Vera Wang is more commonly known as one of the top designers in the bridal world. Her gowns are elegant and stylish, but the price can be the budget of your whole wedding combined! Vera recently branched her bridal company out to Zales to sell a line of bridal jewelry. The amazing thing about this new collection is that the prices start at $1,999 (which is incredible for an engagement ring). There are over 50 styles to choose from. Besides making engagement rings there is also a great portion of matching wedding Read More →