VattenÃ© wrote:Well "they" do always say 3 months' salary, but what's important is not going over what you're comfortable spending. You make quite a bit of money so $20K probably won't put too much of a strain on you and it will get a high quality, impressive ring by anyone's reasonable standards. Hopefully she isn't the type that expects you to drop a lot more on one
The funny thing is that I am actually the one that spends and she is not. As a matter of fact she doesn't like luxury items!! She'll buy clothes anywhere, not fly first class, not a luxury car, anything like that so I love buying her top of the line goodies very frequently. I must admit I am very lucky she is this way.