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Wedding Budget Tips

6 Steps For Planning The Wedding You Want With The Budget You Have

Kristi Thompson | Posted 09.03.2015 | Weddings
Kristi Thompson

With the average cost of weddings on the rise, planning a beautiful, meaningful wedding within your budget may seem daunting, but it really is possible. Whether you have $4,000 or $40,000, here are six steps for planning the wedding you want with the budget you have.

5 Practical Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Sydney Latimer | Posted 05.31.2015 | Weddings
Sydney Latimer

You have to be creative and put away your preconceived notions of how a wedding "has to be done." Here are some tips that might be helpful to save money just by contemplating alternative ways to tackle some of your biggest costs.

5 Ways to Cut Costs on Your Wedding Flower Budget

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.12.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Flowers seem to be one of the most frustrating items for brides and grooms to contemplate ordering and paying for during the wedding process. To be fair, unless you've been through a wedding flower order before, the cost can be surprising at first glance.

Top 10 Wedding Planning Mistakes

Melanie Nolan | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weddings
Melanie Nolan

As a bride, over the next 12-18 months you will be making so many decisions; fashion, food, decor, guests, drinks, it all has to be planned and all eyes are on you. It is so much fun, but it can also make your head spin!

The 4 Most Common Myths About Wedding Costs

Tracie Domino | Posted 03.08.2015 | Weddings
Tracie Domino

Since weddings are expensive, many couples are still relying on long standing, but inaccurate, wedding budget myths and end up making costly mistakes. To set the record straight, we will address four of the most common inaccuracies we hear from our clients.

You're Engaged, Now What? Six Steps to Take Right After Becoming Engaged

Summer McLane | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
Summer McLane

Here are six planning steps to take within the first month of your engagement that will help take away some of that stress.

When the Father of the Bride Is Your Wedding CFO

Renee Strauss | Posted 01.25.2015 | Weddings
Renee Strauss

Often, producing a wedding feels similar to running a corporation--but with the added stress of emotion, of course. When the father of the bride is ...

10 Ways to Cut the Costs of Planning Your Wedding

Scott Taylor | Posted 12.08.2014 | Weddings
Scott Taylor

Affording every lust-have is simply out of the window, and we have to start looking at ways to keep our costs down. If you are a couple who wants to be thrifty with your money, here are 10 ways to cut the costs of planning your wedding.

Wedding Packages Aren't Always the Best Decision for Budget Conscious Brides and Grooms

Sandy Malone | Posted 10.20.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Marketers realize the attraction of getting a discount and they leverage the terminology however they can to make you feel like you're getting more than you paid for -- and that's fine, but only if it's true.

5 Ways Brides And Grooms Completely Blow Their Wedding Budget

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Don't try to extend you reception beyond the standard four to five hours. That's enough free unlimited alcohol for any group of wedding guests.

Getting Nasty With Your Planner Won't Solve Wedding Budget Woes

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.31.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

The next paragraph is directly quoted from the Weddings in Vieques "Official Guidebook" and I thought about it when I got off the phone with a particu...

30 Unexpected Wedding Costs Brides Tend To Forget

Bridal Guide | Posted 02.08.2014 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Sticking to your budget is one of the trickiest parts of planning a wedding -- especially because there are so many hidden costs. To help you out, we checked in with wedding vendors and financial experts across the country.

The Biggest Wedding Budget Mistakes

Bridal Guide | Posted 10.02.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Warning: budget hazards ahead! Here, the most common wedding-spending pitfalls and surefire ways to avoid them.