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Here’s What It Really Costs To Get Married In The US

[credit provider=”Flickr / Cameron Nordholm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/cameronnordholm/4992713168/”] Couples spent an average of $28,500 to tie the knot in 2012, according to a Wedding Channel/TheKnot.com report.That’s just a couple thousand dollars shy of what the average homebuyer spends on a downpayment today ($31,000 by Trulia’s estimate). 
Here’s What It Really Costs To Get Married In The US
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BRACE YOURSELF: This Is What It Really Costs To Get Married Today

[credit provider=”Photo: Courtesy of Michael Pruser”] For the first time since the recession took hold in 2008, wedding budgets have surged.Couples spend an average of $27,000 to tie the knot, with one in five dropping more than $30,000, according to a report by TheKnot.com. That’s not even including the honeymoon. 
BRACE YOURSELF: This Is What It Really Costs To Get Married Today
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The Knot Imploding — Tipster (KNOT)

We got the following anonymous note about The Knot (KNOT), which, truth be told, is a company we hadn’t thought about in a few days.  We have no idea whether it’s true.  Anyone at the company care to weigh in?
The Knot Imploding — Tipster (KNOT)
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Microsoft (MSFT) Ad Exec Heads Back To The Knot (KNOT)

NY-based wedding site The Knot (KNOT) has hired back a familiar face as its new chief operating officer: Carol Koh Evans, who returns to The Knot from Microsoft (MSFT), where she was general manager at Microsoft’s (MSFT) Massive in-game advertising business.
Microsoft (MSFT) Ad Exec Heads Back To The Knot (KNOT)
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The Knot (KNOT) Acquires The Bump

Wedding website The Knot (KNOT) has purchased pregnancy/kid site/magazine The Bump. The Bump provides local information for parents and parents-to-be in 11 markets including LA, NYC, Phoenix, etc. It also publishes “digest-size publications,” which are distributed “to expecting mums at over 750 premier OB/GYNs and 100 high-end retail outlets across […]
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The Knot (KNOT) Q3: Misses Revs, EPS

Get to work, Janet Scardino: The Knot’s newly hired president and chief marketing officer finds herself employed by a company that just missed its Q3 revenue and earnings goals.  Online sponsorship and advertising revenue did grow at an impressive clip, however: up 32% year over year, far faster than at […]
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How Much Do Senior Public Internet Execs Make?

The Knot (KNOT) just hired Janet Scardino from Reuters as President and Chief Marketing Officer.  Her deal provides a window into the current market value of senior executives at small public Internet companies.  The bottom line?  The 48 year-old Scardino probably makes less than the average 29-year old at a […]
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The Knot: In Play?

No, we didn’t hear that.  We just find it ludicrous that, with a dozen rich trad-media conglomerates and struggling Internet behemoths casting around for an Internet strategy, this thoroughly respectable, profitable business hasn’t been married off yet.