Engagement Ring Purchase – Finance Tips

The moment a couple becomes engaged is usually one of the most emotional and special times of all, it can be compared to events such as getting married or having a child. Of course that if you want to make this moment as extraordinary as possible for your future bride, you know that the engagement ring plays the central role in this movie.There are many different ways to obtain finance for the perfect ring. I assume that if you are reading this article, you are nowhere near rich. So exorbitant expenditures and millionaire bank accounts are out of the question. The average price for such gift ranges from $125 to $5000, depending of course on the carats, the choice on metal, the kind and quality of the stones, etc. This article focuses on finance possibilities for the ideal ring.Save, My Friend, SaveYou must be thinking this is some kind of joke. But it is not. Getting married is not a light decision. Not many people get married overnight. Most marriage proposals are planned with months of anticipation. So if you can plan a proposal, why not plan a monthly budget to save for the ring? It is nowhere near as difficult as it sounds. Only by cutting down on unnecessary expenditures and by saving at least 10% of your income, you will have a decent amount of money in a few months time. Here is an example, if you earn $3000 a month, and you decide to put aside let us say 15% of your salary, then in a six month period you will have saved $2700. Excellent!Plastic Money To The Rescue!Many soon-to-be grooms choose to pay for their fiancĂ©’s rings with their credit cards. Even if you have to pay interest rates on your purchase, paying it back over six months seems a lot less painful than reimbursing 4 grand at once.Store Finance PlansMany jewellery stores have special repayment programs for customers. You should perform further research and find the store which offers the best finance program.Private FundingYou would have saved had you thought of it. Your credit cards are maxed out and getting a new one is totally out of the questions. Research on jewellery stores? No time for that. So what is there to do? Do not panic, applying for a secured or an unsecured loan can be the solution to your dilemma. Not only will you obtain the exact amount of money you need, but you can repay it over a long period of time (months or even years). Bear in mind that the interest rate depends on the loan type, usually unsecured loans carry higher interest rates than secured loans.Ask Your GrandmaFamily heirlooms are often passed on from mother to son, and they carry a lot of meaning and family history. It will surely be more significant for your bride-to-be to receive your mother’s engagement ring, than one bought at a store. Make sure to ask your mother-in-law regarding this issue as well.As you can see, there are many different ways to obtain finance for an engagement ring, some of them are quite obvious, others are more creative. You just have to find the one that best suits your needs.

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