Rebecca Lake has been a financial planning and credit expert for The Balance for over three years. She has over a decade of experience writing personal finance, investing, and small business content for publications like Forbes Advisor and U. She also assists with content strategy for prominent brands in the financial services industry, including Citibank, Discover Bank, and AIG Insurance. Getting married is an exciting event and it can bring some big life changes. You may be moving in together for the first time, buying your first home together, or starting to plan your family, all of which require a solid financial strategy.
Does Knowing How Long to Date Before Marriage Matter?
The Pros & Cons of Dating Vs. Marriage | Our Everyday Life
A recent survey of newly married couples has revealed the average amount of time most are together before actually tying the knot. It turns out couples are spending 4. This time was broken down further by researchers:. Some other interesting stats come out of the research - with people having two serious relationships on average before settling down with their 'One'. Plus, apparently women get married on average at the age of Grooms are also older than their bell-bottom wearing counterparts:
This Chart Tells How Likely You Are to Get Divorced
A lot has changed regarding marriage in the last few decades. Moreover, the age of people get married has changed. The average age of marriage was
These days, couples are getting married later in life than their parents did. In , the average man was Census Bureau. Today, the average ages are