Changing your name might not be first on the list of things to think about when you're planning a wedding. But it's important to get all the details of a name change right, or it can cost you a lot of money down the line.
Forget about cash-stuffed wedding envelopes. A Dutch study suggests brides could pick up an extra half million dollars by doing nothing -- specifically, by not changing their names. Women who kept their maiden names were judged to be more professional, were more likely to win a job, and attracted higher pay, the study showed.