Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Rising Cost of Being a Wedding Guest

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Rising Cost of Being a Wedding Guest

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

Wedding season is upon us, and with it comes a hefty price tag. The average wedding guest will spend $703 per celebration between transportation, clothing, child/pet care and a gift—and if you’re a Millennial or member of the wedding party, expect that number to be even higher. It Costs $703 Just to Attend a Wedding Now —

Netflix isn't just good for binge-watching the latest TV dramas—it's also the number-one company for new working fathers. A recent report from online parenting guide Fatherly ranked the 50 best workplaces for new dads based on paid leave policies, on-site childcare, workplace flexibilities and other company benefits. See who else tops the list. The Best Companies for New Dads in 2016 — Mashable

College-bound students may soon be getting a financial wakeup call. A new study finds that 48% of parents think their children should pay at least a portion of their tuition—up from 39% four years ago. Is the Bank of Mom and Dad slowly closing? Parents Tell Kids to Borrow More for College — Bloomberg

They say location is everything—and that may especially be the case if you're hunting for a new job. Forbes’ annual Best Cities for Jobs assessment shows continued strength in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, and a comeback in the Sun Belt. The Best Cities for Jobs 2016 — Forbes

In the market for a new car? Exploring used options instead just might pay off. An increased supply of small and midsize cars could translate to savings on pre-owned auto purchases in the coming months, according to a senior analyst with Autotrader. Here are some of the deals you might be able to snag. Why Right Now Might Be the Time to Buy or Lease a Used Car — NBC News


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