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Budget

Creating your wedding budget is a major task, but it has to be done before you can get to planning. We’ve got tips and tricks to help you figure out how much to spend, allocate your budget to fit your priorities, cut costs, and identify where it’s worth it to splurge so you can make the most of every cent.

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How to Create a Wedding Budget: Real Couples Tell All

Trying to figure out how to budget for your wedding? Here, real recently-married couples share their best-kept secrets.

By Lindsay Tigar, May 29, 2020

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What Wedding Insurance Means for You Amid COVID-19

How late is too late to buy wedding insurance? Here’s everything you need to know about buying insurance, depending on where you are in your planning.

By Jenn Sinrich, April 13, 2020

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Getting Married Next Year? Here's How to Set a Monthly Budget

Whether you're saving every last receipt or a little, ahem, flexible with your spending, planning a monthly budget is a major part of saving for your wedding.

By Lindsay Tigar, April 10, 2020

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This is How Much a Wedding Actually Costs

Ready to set your budget? Here's everything you need to know about how much a wedding costs in 2020.

By Kim Forrest, March 15, 2020

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How Does Wedding Tipping Work in 2020?

Many couples don't think about tipping their wedding vendors until the last minute. Avoid the scramble by reading up on how the whole tipping thing actually works.

By Jenn Sinrich, March 11, 2020

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The 8 Most Common Financial Mistakes Engaged Couples Make

All too often, engaged couples make financial mistakes that affect their future. Here's how to avoid these common money issues.

By Lindsay Tigar, January 9, 2020

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Why a Wedding Planner Costs THAT Much

Hiring a wedding planner is one of the smartest things you can do during wedding planning — here's how much a wedding planner costs, and why.

By Kim Forrest, September 23, 2019

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Can't Agree on a Wedding Budget? Here's Exactly What to Do

If you and your future spouse can't agree on a wedding budget, there's no need to fret. It's totally normal and with a few simple steps, planning will be smooth sailing.

By Lauren Rodrigue, July 29, 2019

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Exactly How Much To Tip Wedding Vendors: A Complete List

Confused about tipping wedding vendors? We're here to help! This guide details exactly who you should tip, how much, and why.

By Kim Forrest, July 25, 2019

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The 5 Reasons You’re Spending Too Much Money on Your Wedding

About half of couples spend more than planned on their wedding—but why? Here are the top five reasons

By Kim Forrest, May 30, 2019

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Why You Need to Stop Putting Off the Wedding Budget Talk

You might be dreading the wedding budget talk, but here's why you need to have it sooner rather than later.

By Stephanie Weers, April 12, 2019

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How Much Does Wedding Insurance Really Cost?

If you're getting married, you might be wondering how much wedding insurance costs. Here's the answer: It's probably not as much as you think.

By Jenn Sinrich, April 10, 2019

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6 Low-Cost Ways to Make Your Wedding Feel Fancier

Planning a wedding on a budget can seem challenging, but it doesn't have to be. These low-cost wedding ideas will make your wedding feel luxe without the hefty price tag!

By Jenn Sinrich, March 14, 2019

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9 Go-To Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

Looking to shrink your budget? These are the top ways to save money on a wedding, without sacrificing style.

By Christin Perry, February 14, 2019

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Can I Negotiate with Wedding Vendors?

Couples who are on a strict budget will want to learn how to negotiate with wedding vendors—the best ways to do so may surprise you.

By Kim Forrest, January 7, 2019

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Who Pays for the Wedding? Here's the Official Answer

Here is the breakdown of the “traditional” way to divide up the budget and figure out who pays for the wedding—use this as a starting point, and not the final word.

By Kim Forrest, October 29, 2018