Wedding Budgets:

Everything You  Need to Know

Determining how much you can afford to spend on your wedding can feel like a daunting task, and that’s before you even begin allocating your funds to various aspects of your day.

We wholeheartedly encourage couples to plan #debtfreeweddings so that they can start their marriages off on solid financial footing. Starting off your marriage in debt for a wedding you couldn’t actually afford is not the best idea.

You don’t have to go into debt to have a

beautiful wedding

First thing’s first. After you’ve defined your vision for your wedding day, it’s time to sit down and talk money with all contributing parties. Learn how to best navigate the tricky financial discussions involved with planning a wedding in this post.

Talking to your partner and families about your wedding funds

If you’re looking for help setting the budget for your wedding, we’ve got the information and advice you need! Start with the following posts: – Creating the budget for your big day – How to Set Your Wedding Budget – Budgeting for your wedding and beyond – Planning a Debt-Free Wedding

Setting your wedding budget for the big day

See what weddings typically cost in your area

If you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed about pulling off a wedding you’re proud of on a modest budget, browse our real wedding archives for tons of inspiration. 1000s of real couples share their wedding budget breakdowns to prove it’s possible to have an amazing wedding without spending a fortune.

Get inspired by savvy real weddings on a budget

These sample budgets are incredibly helpful, especially if you’re working with a smaller budget. There are real weddings to inspire you from all across the US and at all different price points. 

Browse Real Weddings by Budget

Browse real weddings with sample wedding budgets & budget breakdowns