Follow These Steps to Create Your Wedding Budget

Tips on how to land on that magic number.



The wedding budget is an often dreaded topic of conversation, but because it’s also an extremely necessary one—your entire celebration basically revolves around that magic number, after all—we like to offer as much support on the subject as we can. (Just take a quick glance below.)

And since actually starting the whole process can be just a bit intimidating, we’re happy to share our latest finding, which tackles the basic steps that go into creating your Big Day budget.

This helpful guide explains exactly how you should go about crunching the numbers, from the initial conversation with your fiancé to verifying third-party contributions and opening a separate wedding bank account that’s just for writing checks concerning things like hydrangeas and groomsmen gifts.

With each step easily mapped out for you, planning your budget should be a much more manageable process. And if you need some additional guidance when it comes to breaking down your budget and cutting costs, we have all of that for you too:

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