How do you pull off a staged exit? If having a staged exit seems like a good idea to you, all you need is a few people to help out. First, you’ll need to gather your exit celebration materials — sparklers, confetti, or whatever it is you’re planning on using. Then, have
3 Ways to Cut Costs for your Candy Buffet 1. Buy Candy in Bulk M&Ms are dense and take up very little space, so you wouldn’t want to fill a large container with them. But Twizzlers, Gumballs and Pixie Stix take up a lot more space. Fill your larger containers with larger
From flowers to the venue to the dress, there are always areas where couples can save. No one knows this more than someone who sees hundreds of weddings a year—a wedding venue owner. Here Avo Petrossian, owner of Blush in Los Angeles, reveals nine budget-friendly wedding tips he’s heard from recent weddings.
Weddings don’t have to cost the amount of buying an organ off the black market. Keep your money in your pocket and put it toward what really counts by getting a little unconventional with your planning and purchases.The average wedding costs $35,329 — which is the modest income many which they had.
For couples hoping to tie the knot, a wedding is often their first major shared expense. But with a typical wedding costing $35,329, according to The Knot 2016 Real Weddings Study, the special occasion can quickly devolve into an overspending nightmare. However, keeping your wedding cheap might be the best way to ensure
Check out these Expert Wedding Budget Tips from Kelly Lannan of Fidelity Investments. Last year, I attended 12 weddings – not including three weddings I couldn’t attend because they conflicted with another wedding on the same day. Starting around age 25, when save-the-dates start rolling in, most people find their summer weekends are
Did you know that throwing a wedding costs more than having a child? In fact, having a baby is only one-fourth the price of planning this event of the year. And while you may not be the one tying the knot, that doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods entirely, either. While
Getting married is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. You’re running around personalizing your ceremony and having friends and family cheer you and the love of your life on. It’s uplifting, invigorating and super expensive. Weddings have become a big business in society, charging high prices for everything
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A wedding celebrates a new beginning in your life. Often it means moving in with your spouse for the first time, making room for all their things, and adjusting to a partnership where everything is shared. It’s a beautiful thing, but all the change can become overwhelming. Not to mention all the
This post is part of our Marriage + Money series, sharing important financial topics with our currently engaged readers. This conversation is sponsored by CreditRepair.com Here at The Budget Savvy Bride, we have a strong value system surrounding money and marriage. We’ve seen the reports that state that money disputes are one
The wedding is over, and the dress is packed away. You’re probably at work day-dreaming about how fabulous your honeymoon was. You’ve got a to-do list of name changes, financial planning, and other new marriage chores. These newlywed tasks aren’t exactly the most exciting part of your new life with your spouse.
You have a very precise vision for your wedding… but you also have a very precise budget to stick to. And, unfortunately, a dream wedding doesn’t usually come with a dream price tag — extravagant weddings are called “platinum weddings” for a reason, you know. You don’t have to give up on those
Here are The Budget Savvy Bride, we’re all about finding efficient and effective ways to save you money on your big day, but another thing we love is teaching our couples how to save money for their wedding day! So many couples are strapped between their monthly bills, student loan payments and
Don’t let tying the knot tie you down in financial debt. The average wedding is estimated to cost $25,000 to $30,000, as couples get real about what they’ve spent in the aftermath of wedding stress and bliss. When wedding bells should be ringing, alarm bills on your budget are going off instead.