Christmas Morning 2017 as I was sitting quietly enjoying time with my family, I picked up my phone only to find an internet frenzy all throughout my social media timelines. While the holiday season usually brings big gifts and big announcements this one particular announcement seemed to have sent everyone into hysteria.

My iPhone was in a frenzy, with friends and family from all over debating, arguing, and even some ready to throw virtual hands regarding one small picture. Women against men, men against women, men against men, everything! It was pure madness up and down my timeline. What caused all of this chaos you asked? This beauty right here…

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There were so many debates regarding if a woman should accept an engagement ring that cost $24 or $48. Several friends argued it was too cheap and others argued the price shouldn’t matter. The thought of spending your life with the person you are madly in loveshould be all that matters in the end. Would love truly sustain all…

While most people took very interesting stands, my financial mind couldn’t help but think that one of the leading causes of debt and financial stress is associated with the financial burden of overwhelming wedding costs amongst others.

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