One Wedding and A Down Payment

According to CNN, the average cost of a wedding these days is $35,329. Yes, you read that correctly, $35 G’s (Thanks a lot Pinterest….).  If you are shocked by this number, you are not alone!  In fact, due to this statistic many betrothed couples are weighing their options.

Option 1 – Spend tens of thousands of dollars on a wedding celebration.


Option 2 – Pocket the money and put the savings towards traveling, a house down payment, or student loans. The latter being a wise, but not-so-popular choice. identified the top cities where the cost of a wedding is equal or sometimes more than a down payment on a home. Hmm…decisions, decisions. After looking at the below infographic – which option would you choose?