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.
Budget6 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.
Budget5 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.
BudgetSplurge 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).
BudgetSave 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.
BudgetWhy 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.
Budget12 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:
BudgetSetting 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:
Budget10 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.
Budget8 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.
BudgetBudget Tips from Real Couples
Real Couples Share Their Budget Tips.
BudgetMoney-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!
BudgetExactly How Much To Tip Wedding Vendors: A Complete List
We'll help you figure out who to tip, and how much.
Budget5 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.
Budget7 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.
BudgetHow 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.
BudgetWhy 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.