1 November 2017

Getting her the engagement ring of her dreams

My Money Matters |

Congratulations, you’ve decided to pop the question. You’ve found the love of your life, the yin to your yang, and you can’t wait to start your life together. Awesome. But first, you have to buy the ring.

Now, if you’ve done any kind of wedding ring research, you’ve probably run into this piece of advice – spend a month’s salary. Sometimes it goes up to two and even three months’ salary. What nonsense. This rule was developed by a company after the Second World War to boost sales. There’s only one rule on how much you need to spend – spend what you can afford.

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