“A wedding in Mississippi, for example, will cost much less than a wedding in New York City, even if the headcount stays the same,” Sarah says.
Once you know what your priorities are, revisit your projected wedding budget and reconsider some areas where you can cut back.
During this time, one of my friends was just blindly putting away money in an account he had mentally earmarked for vague goals.
Though we might have had the same amount saved away, the difference between us was staggering.
However, that often results in the client spending more than they wanted to spend and more than they would have spent had they considered the overall big picture from the beginning of the planning process.” So sit down and make a realistic budget of how much your wedding might cost you. Simply take into account: estimate of how much you should save based on what you want for your big day.
If your budget seems a little bit intimidating and you want to find areas to save, don’t worry.
“It used to be that if a wedding required travel, people would have a hard time getting there or affording the travel. “We’ve found that our head counts for destination weddings often do not differ very much from our local weddings,” she says.
Despite what society tells you, there’s no right or wrong price for your wedding.
Where he felt despair about trying to save money, I was motivated.
For me, I wasn’t working towards ,000 for a down payment.