I stuck to my budget by getting flowers for bouquets and centerpieces through Costco. Here's what it was like buying the $500 package.
Sian Taylor is bucking tradition at her wedding to save money: She won't have a wedding cake or send save-the-dates, and she'll use fake flowers.
I broke my budget when I planned my California wedding, but afterward, I realized I didn't need to splurge on a big wedding in an expensive city.
Scott and Jasmine Derris eloped on a Colorado mountain in October of 2020. The couple spent money on their wedding attire and rings instead of a big party. For Insider, the Derrises broke down how much everything cost for their $US56,853 wedding. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Jasmine and […]
Experts are warning that weddings will be more expensive in 2021 and 2022. Many vendors are increasing their fees to keep their businesses afloat and to meet the increased demand caused by the pandemic. But the cost of weddings typically increases year-over-year, and it’s often the pressure of the wedding […]
Alli Williams, age 29, started saving for her wedding before she met her husband. She got the idea after paying off a car loan with a monthly payment of $US415. Instead of spending the money, she redirected it into a savings account. Williams said she felt more motivated to save […]
Countless brides who would have been walking down the aisle this spring are now scrambling to reschedule their plans and salvage their savings accounts due to the coronavirus pandemic. Jaclyn Regan of Staten Island, New York is one such bride: Her New Jersey wedding was cancelled six days before it […]
The average person in the US spends $US33,900 (including the ring and excluding honeymoon expenses) on getting married. Insider spoke to a number of brides about what they regretted splashing a lot of cash on for their weddings. Regrets included the number of bridesmaids they had, an overly DIY-ed day, […]
The Knot released its 2019 Real Weddings Study, which analysed the average cost of getting married across the US. The three most expensive states to get married in are New Jersey, Rhode Island, and New York. The least expensive states to get married in are Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. […]
My partner and I got engaged in March and immediately opened a high-yield savings account to save for our wedding. With a year to go before our wedding, we’d already saved $US11,200 (more than our $US10,000 goal) and were earning 1.9% interest. By the time we get married in June […]
I’ve been a professional bridesmaid for about five years, and I’ve helped over 100 couples navigate the confusing – and expensive – world of weddings. In my years in the wedding business, I’ve watched couples make the same money mistakes over and over again, like overspending on small details guests […]
Many engaged couples across the world are going into debt by using loans and credit cards to pay for their weddings. In the US, 28% of couples reported going into debt when paying for their weddings. Meanwhile, in Peru and Brazil, a whopping 47% of couples reported going into debt […]
Planning a wedding can be extremely expensive. Many couples don’t want to sacrifice hiring popular vendors like a wedding photographer, live band, or professional wedding planner – and often end up overspending. Couples should expect to set aside the most amount of money for their venue and catering. Visit Business […]
The average American wedding costs $US33,931, according to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study. Among the most expensive places to get married were cities like Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City, as well as regions like South New Jersey, and Long Island and Westchester County in New York. The most […]
The average cost of a wedding in America is $US33,391, according to The Knot. More than half of couples go into debt to pay for their wedding – so how much are couples actually spending on their wedding? We talked to seven former brides to see how much they spent […]
Costco and Sam’s Club offer members deals on cheap wedding flower arrangements. This is a big perk for couples on a budget. The average amount spent on wedding flowers in the United States in 2017 was $US2,379. If you’re on the hunt for a cheap wedding florist, there are two […]
A wedding budget is essential when planning for your big day. On average, Americans spend $US33,391 on their weddings, with the venue and engagement ring being the most expensive. Seemingly small details can drive up a wedding budget, including the floral arrangements, transportation, and party favours. Deciding how to break […]