Wedding season is a time of year when the majority of your friends and family will choose to marry their significant other, and bankrupt themselves and all of their guests in the process. If you are lucky, you will receive several invitations for celebrations during the summer months (usually June until September). If you are even luckier, you may even be asked to participate as a bridesmaid, or groomsman for some or all of these occasions. What does this mean for you? It means you better have started saving last season for this because between the bachelorettes, stag parties, bridal showers, dress, hair, makeup and wedding gifts, you are going to need a lot of money; especially if you live alone, pay rent, own a car and have numerous other expenses to take care of. How do you make it through without going broke?
When the wedding bells begin to ring you might be so excited that you are not yet thinking about your budget. Unfortunately, in this modern era weddings can be extremely expensive. Smart couples will start their wedding planning with a clear budget of what they can spend well in advance of the wedding day. No matter what style of wedding you opt for, you can make use of these tips for saving money on your celebration: