Forum staff reports, Published November 25 2012
Hot topic: More British men would put savings toward a wedding than a homeGuys, your secret is out: You’re even more excited about the wedding than your brides.
That’s according to financial services firm Barclays’ new research on men and weddings, released last week.
A survey of 2,185 United Kingdom adults revealed that nearly twice as many men than women (16 percent versus 9 percent) would choose to put their savings toward a wedding, rather than a home.
The study found that, overall, 52 percent of Britons would rather put their savings towards property than a wedding, and 13 percent would consider asking wedding guests for a monetary gift instead of a traditional wedding present.
In the U.S., the average cost of a wedding is $27,000.
Source: Huffington Post