Should You Wait To Get Married?


I know that this website does not necessarily condone marriage. Not on my front, necessarily, but Elite Daily is all about making sure that you’re successful and enjoying your youth, as opposed to rushing to the altar.

It turns out this may not exactly be just an opinion of the writers of this website. The University of Virginia has just conducted a study of college-educated women, finding that marrying later in life can be better for your bank account.

Women who wed in their thirties earn an average of 56 percent more than their counterparts who get married a decade prior. Wow, what a major difference. The national average of when women get married is about 27, currently.

What could be the cause of this? The study claims that childbirth is the main reason as to why women will end up earning less if they marry early. Completely understandable, considering that motherhood is more than a full-time job.

Will this fact make you want to wait?

Ally | Elite.

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