By your mid-20s, the spring and summer seasons mean attending weddings of friends, cousins and family members you’ve probably only met once. The invites roll in, and you’re forced to rethink that summer Euro trip in favor of covering your plate at yet another celebration.
Don’t get me wrong, I love weddings. However, there’s no denying the amount of money that involves sharing these milestone moments with your engaged loved ones. New datafromAmerican Expressshows Americans will attend about three weddings in 2016. Out of a sample size of1,803 people, the company found the average wedding cost per couple is$703, up five percent from last year.