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Wedding Budgeting

Have the Wedding Budget Talk with Your Parents BEFORE You Start Planning

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.02.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Discussing wedding money -- with your future spouse and both sets of your parents -- is hard. Nobody likes to talk about money -- the subject matter is taboo. Unfortunately, it has to be the first discussion point for wedding planning.

How To Manage Your Wedding Budget From Day 1

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There are ways to plan your wedding, and your wedding budget, in a way that will help you spend what you intended to spend if you approach things the right way from the very beginning.

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...

The First Three Things You Should Do to Pre-Plan Your Wedding Before You Announce the Date

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's too early to announce the date and location of your wedding before you've got things all locked down. Just because you have written down your wish list, doesn't mean that it will have the slightest resemblance to a real wedding budget when it all comes down to it.

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.

Cutting Costs On Weddings, From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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Tips For An Inexpensive Wedding, From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

In my "Mondays With Marlo" interview with Colin Cowie, a viewer wrote in asking for tips on how to keep costs down, but still have an elegant and tast...

5 Ways To Be A Great Father Of The Bride

Donne Kerestic | Posted 06.23.2012 | Weddings
Donne Kerestic

As weddings have become more personal and creative reflections of the engaged couples at any budget, the father of the bride's role has become more flexible as well.

The Budget Bachelorette

Dina Gachman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
Dina Gachman

It's an honor when a friend asks you to be in their wedding. You're one of the chosen few. You're an insider, like the cool people sitting in the front row at the Academy Awards. But all this glory doesn't come cheap.