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Engagement Ring Shopping: A Guide

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Whether you hit the jewelers together or he braves the challenge on his own—choosing the symbol that will represent your lives together is a fun and exciting time. However, there’s a lot to know about rings, such as the cut, carat size, clarity and color all of which, can make a trip to the jewelers a daunting task if you don’t know what to look for. I reached out to local engagement ring experts, O.C. Tanner Jewelers, to put together a this useful guide about things keep in mind to simplify your ring shopping experience.

Wedding Etiquette: Who Pays for What?

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Traditionally, the bride’s family assumes the burden of most wedding costs, a custom most likely translated from ancient traditions of providing a dowry to attract a husband. While it is still not custom to ask the groom’s family to pay for any more than what is listed in our guide, modern in-laws often offer to help with more. Whatever the case may be, all parties should start budgeting now for their share of the nuptial fees. Here is a guide to help answer the question: Who pays for what?

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