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Cost of prom night down 14 % from last year

Prom is a night for photos and memories and it can also be one of the most expensive nights in high school.

Big money spent on flowers, dresses, tuxes, and more.
Even in a struggling economy, prom spending has been on the rise in the past few years but the tide may be turning.  

Visa surveyed more than 1200 parents.
They found teens and their families spent an average of 978 dollars on prom this year..
  
But that's *down about 14 % from last year.
Visa says it may be as simple as people realizing enough is enough.

If you have a teenager, let us know how much you're spending on prom.
And your best tips for trimming the budget.

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