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Should you borrow money to pay for your dream wedding?

Some people have a vision in their heads of their perfect, fairy-tale wedding – and nothing else will do. However, not all of them have the funds available to make this dream a reality. In this scenario: what should you do? One solution would be to borrow the money you need – but is this [...]

Wedding Budgeting: How to Save for your Big Day

A wedding is a special and an one in a lifetime event that can quickly become one of the most expensive events in your life, without you even noticing where you have spent all your money. However, a budget can help you save for that big day and make sure that you cover all the [...]

5 Things You Shouldn’t Scrimp On When Planning Your Wedding

In an effort to save money on your wedding, you can easily arrange your own ceremony and reception without hired help. From the decorations to floral arrangements, there are certain details that you can cut back on or avoid altogether when planning your wedding. Although hiring a wedding planner and a few other specific items [...]

Wedding Checklist – First things first

Planning for a wedding can be a scary prospect, and it’s certainly going to be stressful. Let’s face it, in our day jobs most of us don’t have to liaise between ten different companies, make bookings, explain requirements, organise and attend multiple meetings and more – so it’s all new territory when you start having [...]

Wedding Finances for Modern Couples: A How-To

After saying yes to the proposal and toasting to the bright future ahead, both the bride and the groom-to-be dive straight into making the big decisions: wedding dates, possible venues, wedding party, and the wedding budget. Traditionally, the bride’s parents get to pay for the wedding while the groom’s family can offer to host the [...]

Creating a Budget Spreadsheet

A household or wedding budget requires the use of a spreadsheet to properly calculate and keep track of bills. The Excel spreadsheet application is the ideal piece of software to perform this task. It is a part of Microsoft office that is often used for accounting. If you don’t have Office installed, you can also [...]

Electronic Wedding Invitation Ideas

We recently showed you just how much wedding invitations can cost, and with Royal Mail’s recent announcement that it will be raising the price of first and second class stamps, a lot of couples are turning to the internet in order to trim down the cost of their wedding invitations. The electronic approach also has [...]

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Budget Wedding Invitation Idea

When I spotted this wedding invitation video I was hugely impressed. It’s such a great idea, and a fantastic way to save money on the wedding invites. We reached out to the couple for an exclusive WeddingBudget.co.uk interview. Watch the video and then read their tips on how to make your own wedding invitation video. [...]

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5 Amazingly Simple Do-it-Yourself Wedding Projects

Do-it-yourself weddings are becoming hugely popular. They allow for the bride to save hundreds on the wedding details while still being able to strongly adhere to the wedding theme. Long gone are the days where a do-it-yourself job would imply cheap and cheerful; nowadays, DIY represents brides who are artistic, crafty, and a hundred percent [...]

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8 things that need to go on your last minute wedding checklist

As the big day arrives, brides can use all the help they could get to pull off a perfect day. After months of planning and hours spent going over every single detail for the wedding, the most stressful days are those near the big day itself. In order to help brides-to-be steer their wedding away [...]

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