Super Smart Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

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Wedding season is here, and we thought it would a fun change of pace to talk about Super Smart Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding.

This week’s video panel included: Jessica Bishop– Budget Wedding Expert and Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride, Sandy Smith– Personal Finance Blogger and recent bride who funded her wedding for $5,000, Rod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian, and Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian.

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Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Once a couple gets engaged, what’s the best starting point for planning the wedding?
  • Q2: How should a couple go about deciding how much they are going to spend on their wedding?
  • Q3: How can a couple save money on the venue/location?
  • Q4: What’s the best way to save money on wedding invitations?
  • Q5: What are some inexpensive flower/décor options?
  • Q6: How can a couple save money on food/drinks/cake?
  • Q7: What are some tips to help accelerate your savings before the wedding?
  • Q8: How can the wedding party save money on their attire?
  • Q9: What are some common mistakes people make when planning a wedding on a budget?
  • Q10: What are your final tips for saving money on a wedding?

Highlights From This Week’s Chat on SlideShare:

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Resources:

Pulling Off a $5,000 Wedding
Wedding Budget Tips

Browse Real Weddings By Budget
DIY Projects to Save You Money
Free Printables to Download For Your Wedding
Wedding Flower Alternatives
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