In a guest article, author Karen Hackman discusses the societal pressures to hold lavish weddings, suggesting alternatives for a more budget-friendly celebration. Strategies include setting a clear budget, prioritizing key expenditures, trimming the guest list, choosing an affordable venue, cutting costs on food and beauty services, and enlisting help from talented friends and family.
It isn’t easy to plan a wedding, simple or elaborate, big budget or small, there will be tough decisions you need to make. It can be overwhelming, but like with most things, you just need to make a start. So here are some of the best ways to get started with wedding planning.
Weddings these days can be quite an expensive affair. In fact, some brides have been known to spend in the tens and thousands when it comes to their special day. It’s staggering when you think that this amount could be the equivalent of a house deposit. However, it is so easy to let the costs spiral out of control so here are a few tips and tricks to keep your wedding budget down to where it needs to be.
Being newly engaged can be exciting until you start looking at how much your dream wedding could cost. Here are some tips on how to have a beautiful, affordable elegant wedding.