Planning A Wedding On A Budget
- Before you settle on the date for the wedding do a little simple budgeting. Decide roughly how much you want to spend on your budget wedding and honeymoon, work out how many weeks the date that you want is from now and then calculate how much money you will need to save each week to get to this amount. If you know that you can't save this much money each week then you may need to shift the wedding date back to give yourself more time.
- If you are busy and want to employ ther services of a professional wedding planner to organize everything then always get references from the consultant and check to see if their previous clients were happy with their service.
- In order to help you with planning a wedding on a budget you may want to check out the helpful advice on household budgeting, which can help you and your partner to save for the big day.
- Go to your local library and get a good wedding planning book with lots of tips and ideas on how to plan your time wisely, as a disorganised approach to your wedding plans is a sure fire way to waste money.
- Carry around with you tape recorder or even an mp3 player with a recording function so that you can make a recording of any good ideas or reminders that spring to your mind regardless of where you are.
- For your wedding on a budget set aside a drawer in your filing cabinet or create a wedding organization folder and mark out separate sections for dress, flowers, reception, cars, etc. Then make sure that you keep all important information like samples, business cards, quotes, etc in the appropriate section.
- When planning a wedding on a budget always get quotes, contracts and orders confirmed in writing so that you don't have disputes over money later on.
- Don't make any final decisions until you have talked it over and confirmed it with your partner, parents, friends or anyone else who is helping you out with the wedding arrangements. Otherwise you may lose deposit money if you decide to change your mind later on.
- Thoroughtly read through the terms and conditions of any contracts and clarify any points that seem ambiguous or that you are not happy with before signing it.
- When you finally make a decision about a certain aspect of your wedding then make sure that you get a written receipt for any deposit that you have paid and a clear indication of when the remaining balance is due to be paid.
- Use bridal shows and exhibitions as a great place to get good ideas and contacts for weddings on a budget. Do not, however, be enticed by any of the gimmicks that want you to sign up and commit yourself to using their services on the day without being able to compare the prices of other companies.
- Make sure that throughout the wedding planning process you keep all of the important people such as your family and bridal party up to date with any changes that affect them.
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