Planning and budgeting for a wedding are the key start to guarantee a successful wedding day. We know you can feel tempted to spend more than your own limit. Keep in mind that getting married is a forever trend with limitless choices available for where, when, how…
In fact, budget is the most important and crucial step for this special occasion. Bills can add up quickly. Think in advance how much your fiancé and you are willing to invest and check if your budget is realistic.
Once you have your budget defined; stick to it and start thinking about what are the three “must have” on your wedding day. Remember, it should be an exercise for the couple, to have both expectations covered.
Once you have defined your essential items, start budgeting, allocate some money for those important categories and break down the rest into other ones. This tip will help estimate the overall cost of your wedding.
What’s more, if you are thinking about ways to avoid unnecessary costs, review your list and define the essential items. Keep in mind the quality of your wedding day by weighting cost vs relevancy. To ensure you don’t forget critical elements during the planning phase, visualize the most important steps to plan a wedding and make sure you are not forgetting any of the top 6 essentials of a wedding budget.
Find below 3 significant items to include in your top priorities.
A professional wedding photographer and videographer usually charge anywhere between $1,000 and $3,000. Before you ask a friend, remember the wedding pictures and videos will be eternal memories.
If you really need to reduce the cost, try reaching out to photography clubs. Their talented people may offer attractive prices.
Save some money by having your wedding in your house or in a family’s farm. It can be great, just make sure the place chosen is comfortable enough to accommodate your guests and has the enough space for your party. You also want to validate the place chosen for the wedding reception passes the 5 elements of the checklist: distance, time, size, climate control and smoking.
Have you asked about the cost to arrange wedding flowers?
It could cost you above $800 easily. Flowers of the season are a wise option.
A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.Dave Ramsey
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