Asking for money vs. a tangiable gift is still a sensitive subject, yet in these economic times it could very well be the most helpful way for the newlyweds to obtain what they really need. Elimating the dreaded task of returning gifts in duplicate and/or gifts that are not really needed in this season of their new lives together.
Below are some well written articles or advise on how to approach this subject with wedding guest and family memebers.
Asking for Cash in a Wedding Invitation By Sue Shellenbarger
The Wedding Gift Etiquette Guide By LISA SCHERZER
The Etiquette Of Asking For Cash Wedding Gifts By Wedaholic, Emily