Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – American couples spent more on weddings last year than at any time since the recession struck in 2008.
According to CNNMoney
, families spent an average of $28,427 on wedding ceremonies and wedding-related events. In 2008, they spent $29,334.
CNNMoney obtained the result from a survey of 17,500 couples conducted by TheKnot.com.
Couples in Manhattan spent the most at $76,687; Alaska registered on the other end of the scale, with couples spending an average of $15,504.
They say couples spent more in almost every category, including the photographer, DJs, flowers, and invitations.
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. The website also offered advice for couples wishing to cut their wedding budget