This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

This 34-year-old Toronto teacher makes $70,000 a year. She and her fiancé plan to spend $80,000 on their wedding and yearlong honeymoon. Can she save enough?

Simone is a teacher living in Toronto making $ 70,000 a year. At 34, she’s finally debt-free and ready to spend money on the next chapter of her life. She is saving up for a wedding this year, which will be followed by a yearlong honeymoon starting in August. “About a year ago, we thought […]

How much should you give as a wedding gift?

How much should you give as a wedding gift?

By Tara DeschampsThe Canadian Press Mon., May 14, 2018 If you took a peek at Nic Capobianco’s calendar over the last few years, you’d find a dizzying number of suit-fittings, bachelor parties, rehearsal dinners and weddings. His busy social calendar centres around a handful of friends and family members who have tied the knot recently, […]

How this Peterborough teen snagged an invite to the Royal Wedding

How this Peterborough teen snagged an invite to the Royal Wedding

Justin Trudeau, Barack Obama and Donald Trump all missed out on an invite to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But a 15-year-old girl from Peterborough, Ont. scored one.  Faith Dickinson is one of seven Diana Award recipients who will be on the grounds of Windsor Castle for the wedding, according to a news […]

Wedding insurance can cover unforeseen problems, but not a runaway bride

Wedding insurance can cover unforeseen problems, but not a runaway bride

With just four weeks until she was set to walk down the aisle, Ashleigh Post learned the celebration she and her fiancé had planned at an Ontario waterfront restaurant had to be moved elsewhere after the venue’s lease was suddenly terminated. It was peak wedding season last July when she started calling venues in and […]

Wedding guests need to watch their spending too

Wedding guests need to watch their spending too

By Steve RosenTribune News Service Mon., Nov. 27, 2017 No doubt about it, spending on a wedding can easily get out of control for the bride and groom, their families, the wedding party and even guests. That’s something for your kids to keep in mind if their social calendar is filled with invitations for the […]