Engagement ring shopping on a college student budget
By Judi Kipner Wolf , Wednesday, November 21, 2012
So you’re right in the middle of getting your college education and you meet the person of your dreams. Considering the rising cost of tuition, fees, living expenses and all that’s associated, the idea of engagement ring shopping seems daunting at best. With student loans looming in your future, the logic and feasibility of committing to the expenses associated with diamond engagement rings can be quite intimidating.
For the average guy, popping the question is hard enough. You worry about finding the right time, the right place and the perfect way to propose. You shouldn’t have to worry about shopping for an engagement ring that is way out of your budget. Your heart is definitely in the right place so you will be happy to know that options are available for students and anyone else, getting engaged on a budget. You can give your future wife a ring to be proud of without hampering your financial security.
These days, the smart shopper has the world at his fingertips. A simple internet search can become your online diamond buying guide. It is a good place to begin educating yourself on what to look for and how to shop for diamond engagement rings in your budget. Doing an engagement ring guide search will lead you straight to Whiteflash. One thing to remember is that price points for purchasing loose diamonds are much more elastic than buying a traditional engagement ring. And at Whiteflash you are guaranteed a 100% lifetime trade-up on all in-house certified diamonds. After all, you’re not going to be a student forever! Once you graduate and start your “rise to the top” you can “trade-up” to a bigger diamond as often as you’d like as the years go by.
A reputable jeweler like Whiteflash - the 2012 BBB Pinnacle Award winner - can enable you to pick from thousands of certified diamonds in any shape or carat size. For those that want “the best of the best”, Whiteflash offers A CUT ABOVE® Hearts and Arrows diamonds which are considered by trade experts and diamond connoisseurs to be among the finest in the world.
Once you make your selection from a vast array of loose diamonds, you will want to choose the right setting for your special lady. Whiteflash offers a wide range of designer engagement rings to suit any style or taste. From simple solitaire settings to more elaborate and intricate designs, there is something for everyone. So remember, when engagement ring shopping, do your homework. You will find that you can definitely make school and upcoming nuptials work together and still give your future wife a diamond engagement ring that she will be happy to wear forever.
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