Finances, ‘dream weddings’ can lead to long engagements

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Amanda Gooley andfiancé Andrew Faison are approaching their fifth anniversary — of being engaged.

They've had plenty of teasing from their friends about waiting so long — especially since they grew up in neighboring small towns in North Carolina and say getting married after high school or during college is "kind of what you do," says Gooley, 24.

Before you click the link, guess the avergae cost of a wedding in 2011. Then read it all and find the answer.

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Posted April 26, 2012 at 5:41 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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