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Is it normal to want to use an escrow service to hold a wedding venue deposit?

I'll keep it as concise as possible. My fiancee and I have been planning on a particular date at a venue, it's about 2500 miles away from where we currently live (she's from there originally). It's ...
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Use savings for our wedding or use a loan [closed]

I recently married (similar to engagement), planning our wedding and starting a new life with my spouse. Where we live we use two currencies, the GBP and a local one (XXX) that is getting harder and ...
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Financial advice on the big 3

I recently graduated in December and have been working for the past 5 months. Since then I have saved 13,000. Now here is my conundrum, I am getting married in 6 months ($10,000), we are currently ...
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To what extent are wedding prices negotiable?

Wow, wedding services are expensive. But maybe that's just the list price? Maybe we're supposed to say "well this is a great offer but I need you to come down 20% or we're going to use the golf club ...
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What is the economic explanation for the high cost of weddings?

I'm currently organizing my wedding and it seems as soon as you mention the W word to any restaurant or caterer etc. the price immediately double. I'm not even kidding either - I've even gone to a ...
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Changing jobs: Should I cash out Roth 401(k) or move it to another account type?

I am currently looking at changing jobs from a large corporation to a smallish company. I currently have only about $4k in a Roth 401(k) though my current employer. The smaller company does not offer ...
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