How to Set Your Wedding Budget and Stick to It

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This week, we’ll discuss places where you can save when planning your special day.

Topic: How to Set Your Wedding Budget and Stick to It

When: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Twitter chatroom or join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include: Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

  1. How do you determine your wedding budget? 
  2. How can you save money on the location of your wedding?  
  3. How can you save money on the clothing for the wedding party?  
  4. What can you do to be considerate of your wedding party’s budget? 
  5. How can you save money on the cost of food for your wedding?  
  6. What is considered good etiquette when adjusting your guest list to fit your budget? 
  7. How can you save on the cost of invitations for your wedding?  
  8. What technologies can you take advantage of to make your wedding cost-effective?  
  9. How can you save on the cost of photos and videos to commemorate your wedding? 
  10. What final tips do you have for couples planning their big day on a budget? 

Check out our complete list of upcoming personal finance Twitter chats here.

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