Your wedding day is like a fantasy, until the reality of budget kicks in. Here are some hidden wedding expenses and how to cut them back or avoid them altogether.
Postage: For your wedding you will likely mail save the dates, shower invitations, wedding invitations, response cards, thank you cards and more. And many of those mailings may cost more than a normal letter due to weight and size. To reduce the cost of postage, consider using e-vites for showers,…
Wedding dreams can have no limit, but the budgets usually do. Here are some ways you can save a few dollars and still have the wedding you want.
Figure it out. Once you have decided how much money you have to spend on your wedding, it’s important to know where it will go. On average wedding budgets are broken down as:
45% Reception venue, dinner and drinks
35% all other wedding items including dress, decor and professional services.
Prioritize. One of the biggest mistakes brides make, is not prioritizing their wedding budgets. If you have your heart set on a particular wedding item,…
You will spend more time at your reception on your wedding day than anywhere else. You want a party to be remembered so you should budget accordingly. Not prioritizing your budget for the reception is one of the biggest wedding mistakes brides make. (Want to know the others? Click here) It is best to prioritize your spending on the following areas which will have the biggest impact on the success of your wedding reception.
Selecting the right venue for your wedding reception is key. The venue is the…