You should know how much you have to spend before you go spending it. Learn how to set a realistic wedding budget.
Today’s post comes from Connie Kiehn, the bride in last week’s featured wedding. Connie and her husband Stefan truly embodied what it means to plan a wedding according to your personal values. They chose to plan a fair trade wedding, with every choice guided by their
Finances are one of the biggest causes of strain in relationships. Don’t start your marriage on the wrong financial footing by taking on debt to pay for your wedding.
It can be a blessing to foot the vast majority of your wedding bills yourself. Not only will you learn valuable money lessons along the way, but you’ll also start your marriage off on the right financial footing!
Sticking to Your Wedding Budget1. Identify your core values and priorities Step 1 of wedding planning is to identify your priorities and your core values for life. Then you will use these principles to guide your decisions (especially when it comes to spending.) This is actually
One of the biggest challenges when planning a wedding, aside from the family politics, is setting a wedding budget and sticking to it throughout the process. But with a little planning right at the start, before you spend a single dollar, then arguments can be easily
When I was planning my wedding, I faced many challenges. My then-fiancé and I were fresh out of college, working entry-level jobs on entry-level salaries. We were in the thick of the recession, and neither of our families was in a place to help us out financially when
5 Reasons Why Wedding Debt is a Big Mistake 1. You’re Allowing Outside Forces to Pressure You A third of couples go into debt for their wedding. If you’re planning your wedding based on a “dream” list that your family or society or the wedding industrial
Happy New Year and welcome to The Budget Savvy Bride! Whether this is your first time stopping by or if you’ve been planning your wedding for a while, I hope you find helpful tips and information for your big day.One of the biggest challenges involved in
Today, I’m excited to share this guest post from a new friend and super savvy lady, Dani Pascarella of Invibed.com. Dani just got married in January in Palm Beach. It was not an inexpensive wedding per se, but many of the most memorable details were, because
Now that you’re engaged, it’s definitely time to start talking about money with your partner. Like it or not, money is a big part of life, wedding planning, and marriage, which means it’s oh-so-important to talk about with your future spouse. Having a money talk with your
Hello, friend! I wanted to touch on this subject, because I think a lot of people simply don’t know where to start when it comes to setting a budget for their wedding. [via mypassiveincomeexperiment] The first thing that happens when you begin wedding planning is you