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We know. Not only is it tricky business to figure out your wedding budget, it’s perhaps even more difficult to stick to it. Not to fear, WeddingWire is here! In our latest SpringBook, we’ve rounded up our top budget advice to help alleviate your stress and enjoy the planning process. From tips from expert planners to money-saving advice for your honeymoon, even ways to help your bridesmaids save money, there lots to learn!

Who Pays For What In A Wedding?

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 07, 2014


Photo: Clane Gessel Photography

Who pays for what in a wedding? There’s no rhyme or reason to it because nowadays, there are lots of ways to divvy up the budget. Some scenarios: the couple pays for everything, the families spit everything equally, or perhaps, one family pays and the other does not. As a starting point, our Advice Editor has made a traditional breakdown, but keep in mind that this is not the final word on the matter, simply suggestions.

Once you’ve determined a set amount, be sure to visit WeddingWire’s Budget Tool to help track your spending, set up payment schedules, and redistribute funds!

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Guide

Posted by Caitlin on Mar 14, 2014


Have you set your wedding budget yet? If not, that’s okay! Don’t stress because WeddingWire’s SpringBook 2014 offers fun facts about the average spending per wedding by state, figures on how to break it down by vendor category, money-saving tips from the experts, and a tipping guide with a few rules that you should keep in mind when it comes time to show your appreciation.

5 Ways Destination Weddings Can Be Affordable

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 25, 2014


Photo: Alena Bakutis Photography

While a white sand beach with turquoise blue water at an exotic location may sound pricey, think again! From built-in beauty to all-inclusive packages, you’ll be surprised at how much budget-friendly destination weddings actually can be. Not convinced? Read more reasons here.

How to Create a Wedding Budget

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 12, 2014


Photo: Amy E Photography

It may not be the funnest part of wedding planning, but a budget is essential. Talk to your significant other to figure out what’s important (and who’s contributing), whether that be a specific season, venue, guest count, or even food and entertainment. It’s okay to have one or two splurges, don’t worry! After you’ve prioritized, keep in mind you’ll receive a FREE budget tool to track spending, set up payment schedules, and redistribute funds.

Want even more tips and advice about starting to plan your wedding? Visit WeddingWire’s 5-Step Planning Guide!




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