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Diamond engagement ring and other wedding costs. (Photos.com)
Diamond engagement ring and other wedding costs. (Photos.com)

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Carrick on money: How to save a fortune, and your marriage Add to ...

The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

How to save a fortune, and your marriage
Simple – don’t overspend on a wedding. I like this quote: “A diamond may be forever, but a marriage built on materialism and debt sits on shakier ground.”

A study shows bigger weddings lead to more divorces.

Speaking of weddings, is it permissible to tell your guests to give cash in lieu of presents? Readers of The Guardian weigh in on this question here.

Learning from my parents’ debts
A blogger lists the lessons she learned while watching her parents work through their debts.

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