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.
Owners.com 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?