Is It Okay To Upgrade An Engagement Ring?

CHARLOTTE, NC —  To upgrade or not to upgrade? That is the question after Alec Baldwin recently upgraded the ring he proposed to his now-wife with.

It looks like the first ring he gave Hilaria in 2012 was a measly four carats. The newer, bigger ring is estimated to be between eight and ten carats.

Maybe you’re wondering, why not upgrade your ring?

What you can afford when you first get engaged is often much less than what you can afford after many years of marriage.

Tonight on the EDGE, we are asking: Is it okay to upgrade an engagement ring?