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Should You Make the Garter Toss a Part of Your Wedding?

Some couples aren't sure if they want to include the garter toss in their wedding ceremony. To help you make your garter decision, here's some historical context on the popular tradition, as well as fun alternatives.

Category: Wedding Planning Ceremonies

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Tips on How You Can Elope With Ease

For couples who don't want the stress of a big wedding, or who want to romantically get away from it all, eloping is a great idea. Keeping your big day small is a wonderful way to keep the focus on your love story.

Category: Engagement

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Why Intimate Weddings Are Growing in Popularity

Smaller, more intimate weddings are on the rise. And there are many advantages to going the stripped-down route for your big day: More time with your guests, a potentially smaller bill, and generally less stress.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Living Trusts 101: What You Need To Know

Knowing how and why to use a living trust can be a crucial tool when estate planning. Here's how to create a living trust, as well as the advantages and disadvantages to securing your family's financial future this way.

Category: Society

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Finding the Right Words and Avoiding the Wrong Ones at a Funeral

Speaking at a funeral, or even speaking privately to those that are grieving, can be a high-stress ordeal. It can be tough to know what to say, but choosing the right words to comfort others is paramount.

Category: Funeral

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Remember This Advice and Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Negative emotions, stress, anger - it can all compound to make life more frustrating. Learning how to handle all of that and not sweat the small stuff will make you happier and healthier in the long term.

Category: Society

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The Poor Man’s Will: A Sound Estate Planning Strategy?

With COVID-19 turning life upside down, many are revising their wills just in case the worst happens. And some are turning to "poor man's wills" to avoid expenses. Here's why that might not be the best idea.

Category: Society

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The Power of Decisiveness

Something many of us struggle with is indecision. Sometimes even small decisions like where to eat can send us into a tailspin. Finding ways to be more resolute in our decisions can pay dividends for our mental health.

Category: Society

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How To Track How Much You’re Spending on Your Wedding

It's important to set a wedding budget and stick to it so that your wedding costs don't balloon out of control. Use tracking tools to manage all your wedding-related expenses to keep surprises to a minimum.

Category: Wedding Planning

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Getting Married? Mask Up With This Helpful Guide

If you're proceeding with a wedding during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to ensure the safety of yourself and your guests. One way to do that is to make sure you and your guests wear masks at the ceremony.

Category: Wedding Planning

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