Can a Wedding Ka-Ching?


As couples wait longer to get married, they often commit to a china set well before they commit to one another. While housewares are still the most popular wedding gifts, a recent survey of 66,000 couples suggests half of them would prefer money. But how to ask for cash without seeming venal? Behold, online registries.

HONEYMOON You've bought the plane tickets to Hawaii but don't have much moola left. At such websites as and friends can chip in for frills like a night at a volcano, horseback rides or parasailing sessions.


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