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Who Pays For What In A Wedding?

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 07, 2014

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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!

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