Study reveals flashy weddings increase divorce risk

ATLANTA (KGO) -- A study claims couples who have flashy weddings are more likely to get divorced.

Research firm, Splendid Insights did a survey and found couples who spent more than $30,000 on their big day were more likely to worry about impressing their guests compared to couple who spent under $10,000.



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The Economist magazine did a feature story on the subject. The magazine points to a 2014 academic study of American marriages that found couples who planned a pricey spectacle were more likely to get divorced.




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