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Say “I Do” to Smart Spending: A Guide to Creating Your Wedding Budget

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Creating a budget for your wedding is an essential part of the planning process. A budget can help you stay on track and avoid overspending while also ensuring that you can still have the wedding of your dreams. Here are some steps to follow when creating your wedding budget. Determine Your Overall Budget Before planning your wedding, determine how much you can realistically afford to spend. Consider your current savings, any contributions from family members, and how much you are comfortable borrowing, if necessary. Prioritize Your Expenses Once you have an overall budget, prioritize your expenses based on what is most important to you. This could include the venue, catering, photography, or any other aspect that you consider essential to your wedding day. Allocate Funds to Each …

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Seven Things to Consider When Selecting a Wedding Venue

If you close your eyes right now and picture your wedding, you probably see your fiance beaming at you, the ring slipping onto your finger and your loved ones happily gathering together. But where is all this merriment taking place? After the decision to get married, a location is usually the next big choice that newly engaged couples make. But even though selecting the venue is an early and important decision, that doesn’t mean it’s an easy one! Here is a list of things that you should consider when choosing a venue for your wedding. Capacity Space is a crucial consideration when selecting a wedding venue. Before you begin your search for the perfect venue, it’s a good idea to have an estimate of how many guests you plan to invite. This often means creating a rough draft of your guest list. If your guest list is …

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