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Wedding Budget Strategies

wedding budget ideasThere is no doubt that having a great wedding is quite expensive and so it becomes essential to set and finalize your wedding budget. The budget should be fixed at a set amount by first deciding on whether your wedding will be grand or simple one. A standard wedding can cost up to $30,000 and plenty of weddings cost a great deal more than that. So, if funds are a little bit limited, having a strict budget can make it possible to have a wedding and reception that is still a really memorable occasion but doesn’t leave you with debt burden which may last for several years. The initial thing you must do is decide what the budget is and then stick to it. You should not opt to push it a little bit, because inevitably this  “ budget stretching “ takes place a few times and before long the budget is blown.

Similarly, just because you’ve set a budget, does not mean you must spend the entire budget you’ve allotted. You should also be able to devise ways to bring the wedding in under your spending budget…if you are able to do that…that’s fantastic! Weddings can be rather costly. Fortunately, with a little planning budgeting, you can still have the perfect wedding. Consider using promo codes which will help you stay on budget for your wedding plans.
That saved money will be extra money to spend on your honeymoon travels. Be sure to write everything you like and would enjoy as part of your celebration, as this is a once in a lifetime occasion. This wish list will be considered as your wedding list components.

If you do not have any idea on how much each wedding component costs, you need to do your research and you’ll precisely know how much cash is to be allocated to each item. Research means not only checking vendor’s website but also actually taking the time to check the vendors personally, to gage if they are credible and they are legitimate professionals who can provide the level of service necessary to assist with the festivities for your wedding. This is very essential as you do not want to give them business if they are not reliable and dependable…

I have summarized  simple strategies that will help you to manage your wedding budget.

  1. Write a list of everything that you’d enjoy having at your wedding and reception.
  2. Sort this list into “MUST HAVE LIST” things that completely essential to have and “NICE TO HAVE LIST” the stuff you’d consider optional things if cash is there.
  3. Allocate an amount to each component s on  “MUST HAVE LIST”
  4. Research and compare. Do your due diligence.
  5. If you still have some spare cash, you can take a look at your “NICE TO HAVE LIST”

Just like with any form of budget shopping, the great bargains aren’t found instantly-you need to look around, compare costs and negotiate…if this is too much for you to handle why not hire a wedding planner.

Hiring a wedding planner might seem like an extravagant extra, but it could be the best investment you make. Most charge a flat fee, rather than accepting commissions from the vendors. This ensures that your wedding planner is working for YOU and not the suppliers. The best thing about charging this way is that you’ll know from the start exactly what your wedding planner will cost. Wedding planners can actually Save You a Bundle of Money…why? We get things at wholesale and as a wedding client, you are a one shot deal, but a wedding planner is a repeat customer, so vendors have an incentive to do a better job. We know all the ins and outs of weddings and know how to fight for the price needed.

The great thing about wedding planner she will see to it that you STAY Under Budget, ensuring you will get the best for your buck. Another bonus is that your wedding planner will ensure that the vendors you hired will do quality work and be prompt… She would also deal with all the stress so that YOU don’t have to… the list of advantages can go on and on. More importantly, you’ll have the peace of mind as far as vendor’s reliability and day-of events are concerned. That’s priceless!