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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6 Tips for Couples Paying for Their Own Weddings

If you and your partner are paying for your own big day, follow these strategic matrimony money management tips.

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5 Wedding Expenses that Don’t Have to be Expensive

Here are a few spots where you have my full permission to cut corners and save cash—while still pulling off the most elegant day ever.

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Splurge vs. Save: How to Prioritize Your Wedding Budget

If you splurge in one area of your wedding, you’ll need to save in other places to make up for it—or you’ll go over budget (and 74 percent of couples do go over budget).

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Save Money by Picking the Right Wedding Date

There are lots of ways to save money on your wedding, but if you’re flexible about your wedding date, it can be a major money-saver.

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Why You Should Consider Wedding Insurance

Even if you’ve planned every last detail of your wedding, unexpected situations can and do arise. Here are some questions and answers about wedding insurance.

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12 MORE Wedding Expenses You Might Forget

When it comes to factoring potential hidden costs into your budget, you can never be too thorough. Here are 12 additional expenses to look out for:

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Setting Up Your Wedding Budget

Before the fun part can truly begin, it's important to set up your wedding budget. Here are some key components to keep in mind when building your budget:

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10 Ways to Avoid Going Over Budget on Your Wedding

How do you avoid spending more than you can afford on your big day? We’re here to help.

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8 Things to Start Saving for Once You're Engaged

Saving for a wedding? Here are a few oft-overlooked items that couples traditionally pay for.

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Budget Tips from Real Couples

Real Couples Share Their Budget Tips.

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Money-Saving Wedding Secrets from the Pros

We asked wedding planners from around the country to share their top money-saving tips. Check out their insider advice!

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Exactly How Much To Tip Wedding Vendors: A Complete List

We'll help you figure out who to tip, and how much.

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Day

It is very possible to have an incredible wedding on a budget – and without too many sacrifices! Check out our list of simple ways to save some cash on your wedding day.

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7 Wedding Expenses You Might Forget

Check out our list of wedding expenses that you’ll need to consider - there are lots of small expenses that you might not initially consider that can cost a bundle.

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How to Create a Wedding Budget

It may not be the most fun part of wedding planning, but it’s an essential step – figuring out your wedding budget. Here’s how to get started.

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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.