Unsure how you are going to plan a wedding on a budget? Join the rest of the country.
While we may intend to keep spending under control, data from The Wedding Report, Inc suggests that Americans will spend an average of $28,000 per wedding in 2019. This follows a gradual uptick in spending year over year since 2013.
You can buck the trends and still have a wedding day that you’ll treasure for years to come. We have wedding tips that keep expenses down and enjoyment high while keeping your sanity in check.
A reduction in costs in one area could help you stay under budget and leave money for other financial goals such as a down payment on a home, emergency fund, paying off student loans, or a dream honeymoon.
Incorporate one or more of these inexpensive wedding ideas, and you’ll look like a creative genius and have money left over to boot!
And don’t be surprised if you overhear your wedding guests whispering, “How’d she do that?”
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How To Find Cheap Wedding Dresses
Ever look at the price tag of some wedding dresses? Yikes! They can easily eat up most of your wedding budget. Use these tricks to save a serious amount of money on wedding dresses.
#1. Don’t Rush Me
Thinking about getting married in the next six months? Reconsider it. Plan ahead at least one year or postpone your current plans. Doing so could save you an unexpected “rush fee.”
Not to mention it will give you more time to save up a little bit more cash and avoid going into debt.
#2. Urgh! Nothing’s On Sale
That dress that you’ve been eyeing for months just won’t go on sale. It’s time to talk to the salesperson about their sales cycle. Be sure to check their written policy on honoring price drops.