Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of talk about wedding loans. And as a personal finance blogger, this worries me a bit.
Getting married is very exciting, and in the beginning, you’re probably thinking about what your wedding will be like. All of your favorite family and friends, good food, dancing, and whatever else your heart desires.
But then, reality hits – how will you pay for it all?
Shockingly, many couples take out wedding loans to finance their big day.
It seems like more and more people around me are getting wedding loans in order to afford their wedding, and there’s a big industry growing that is trying to normalize marriage loans as well. I’ve even seen advertisements for wedding loans for bad credit!
I’ve also noticed more people putting their weddings on credit cards, which is very dangerous when you consider that the average credit card interest rate is now over 21%. [Read more…]