The average wedding in Iowa costs $26,500.So I looked up divorce rates in the United States:
And with that kind of investment, said Cynthia Betts, certified wedding planner for specialelegantevents.com, people are doing everything they can to ensure they get the "most bang for their buck."
The divorce rate in America for first marriage, vs second or third marriageWhich means a lot of money is wasted! But wait, it does provide employment for "certified wedding planners".
50% percent of first marriages, 67% of second and 74% of third marriages end in divorce, according to Jennifer Baker of the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri.”