By Perri O. Blumberg, REDBOOK .
To change your last name or not to change your last name...that is the question! Well, the question many newlywed women grapple with figuring out (post-honeymoon bliss, of course). While the age-old institution of taking on your husband's last name is far from gone, many women are opting to keep their maiden name after marriage, go for a hyphenated last name, or even creatively merge both last names together into a new surname (Helloooo, Mrs. Kardashumpries!)
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With Kim Kardashian's marriage quickly approaching (this Saturday!), the million dollars question is whether or not Kim will give up her (multi) million dollar name and take on that of her soon-to-be hubby's and become Mrs. Humphries. With the estimated value of Kim Kardashian's empire hovering at $12 million a year, it will certainly be a tricky decision for Kim to make. Financial experts are speculating that a simple name switcharoo could translate to huge deflation for the Kardashian brand's power. So what would you do if you were Kim?
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