How to Set Your Wedding Budget

The Budget Savvy Bride

The most important thing to know before you start planning anything is… the dreaded B-word… your BUDGET!

Our #1 wedding budget tip is to create your budget before you begin the wedding planning process. This is the best way to ensure you don’t go over budget and end up in debt.

Steps for Setting Your Wedding Budget

A wedding budget should be personal – and it should reflect your unique situation and set of circumstances.The way you spend your budget should reflect your values and/or priorities.

Take the time to chat with your partner about your shared vision for your wedding day.

1. Discuss the vision for your day with your partner.

There are typically two numbers at play: The amount of money you are able (and willing) to spend, and the amount of money the wedding you want will actually cost.

2. Research in your area to set realistic wedding budget expectations

To decide on a wedding budget that works for you, sit down with your fiancé and discuss an amount you both feel comfortable spending.

3. Declare your drop dead, maximum spend.

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