The 6 Most Common Ways Couples Go Over Their Wedding Budget

The Woman Getting Married Wedding Podcast

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It’s no surprise that weddings are expensive (the average wedding cost last year was around $34,000), but what does surprise a lot of couples is just how EASY it is to go over budget. In fact, more than 40% of couples will go over their wedding budget by at least $5,000. Ouch. So, how do you prevent that from happening and still get the wedding of your dreams? We’re here to tell you!

On the latest episode of The Woman Getting Married Podcast, we break down the six most common ways couples go over their wedding budget, and what you can do to avoid making the same mistakes. Plus, we go over exactly HOW to make a wedding budget you can work with, and talk about our favorite ways to trim thousands of dollars off of yours while still getting what you want.

Links mentioned on this episode:

Wedding Vendor Tips: How Much to Tip and When
This will help you figure out how much you should be budgeting.

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