Budget

Don’t overspend on your wedding in the wrong places

average wedding budget

The average wedding budget is $33,391. Obviously, it varies dramatically depending on where you live. San Francisco and New York City will be a lot higher than an Alabama wedding. Regardless of where you live, you can experience a great wedding for less if you heed the advice of brides who lamented that they overspent…

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Who should pay for your wedding?

wedding spend

As you plan your wedding spend, you need the answer to a key question: who is going to pay for your wedding? If it’s your deep-pocketed parents, your wedding spend may be higher than what you and your betrothed  could afford if you’re paying for it alone. On the other hand, if the two of…

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Engagement ring spending

engagement ring spending

How much does the average engagement ring cost?  $6351. It seems that engagement ring spending is on the rise according to The Knot’s Jewelry & Engagement Study. The average engagement ring went for $5095 in 2011. So why has the price seemingly gone up? Brides and grooms have changed more than the prices of the…

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The joy of an under budget wedding

under budget wedding

Most brides and grooms are shell-shocked when all the bills come due from their wedding. Most spent far more than they budgeted. It doesn’t have to be that way. The joy of an under budget wedding can be yours. DJ Brian Anderson has worked with countless brides and grooms (and their parents) throughout Alabama. Many had…

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How much to spend on wedding entertainment

wedding entertainment budget

Memorize this:  no price is a good price IF you aren’t happy with your reception. Price is meaningless.  Dreams are everything when it comes to your Alabama wedding. If you cut corners on your wedding entertainment budget, you may pay a very big price. Okay, now let’s deal with reality.  I’m guessing you’re like most…

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