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What tax-free sum can we give when our child weds?
One of our experts answers a reader's question.
My money lessons: Paying for the wedding of their dreams
When Jack Sandford met the love of his life he found enjoying the good things and planning for the future a tough balancing…
Men splashing the cash on engagement rings
It seems money is in the air as well as love, with the amount couples are splashing out on engagement rings almost doubling…
How much should you spend on a wedding gift? Moneywise readers say £26 to £50
How much to give the bride and groom as a wedding gift can be a tricky decision, so our latest Moneywise poll asked how much…
Couples save £4.5k tying the knot abroad
62,000 couples from the UK choose to get married abroad each year, typically saving £4,517 compared to the cost of getting…
City Survivors: Cut the cost of saying ‘yes’ to those wedding invites
Weddings – a marriage made in heaven for the bride and groom, but most certainly not joyous occasions for our purse strings.
A quarter of couples get in debt to fund their big day
Couples face so much pressure to have a dream wedding that 23% are prepared to borrow money to fund a lavish event, according…
The pros and cons of getting married in later life
We're a nation of old romantics according to the latest marriage statistics. The figures, compiled by the Office for National…
Wedding planning on a budget
When it comes to wedding planning, everyone's budget is different. For some, spending £20,000 is not considered out…
Foreign weddings cost guests double
Brits travelling abroad for friends and family weddings face paying twice as much to attend the big day than they would if it…