Splurge to Bring Vendors Abroad With You vs Hire Locally

Destination weddings are a dreamy escape from tradition, offering couples the opportunity to say ‘I do’ against picturesque backdrops. However, you have to consider the age-old question: should you bring your trusted wedding vendors with you from home or opt for local vendors at your destination? It’s a question that weighs not only on your…

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Venue Costs You May Not Know About

Before you sign on that dotted line, you should know that your venue may have some unexpected costs you didn’t plan for in your budget! We’ve teamed up with the industry pros that work with Be Inspired PR to gather up some of the most common costs that might be associated with your dream venue so…

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How To Save For a Wedding

It’s no secret that one of the big stressors of wedding planning can be the price tag. However, money doesn’t need to dictate whether you get your dream wedding or not. That’s why we’ve brought in the Financial Education Manager with Monifi, Dr. Emily Schwartz, to get her best advice on how to save for a…

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3 Mistakes To Avoid While Planning

Money is a challenge for many couples as the topic is often emotionally charged and often, couples are never formally educated in the art or science of managing their finances. A complete understanding of one’s finances helps lay a more solid foundation for a relationship as couples get more comfortable communicating openly about the topic.…

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Splurge-Worthy Wedding Elements

Having a Smaller Wedding Than Originally Intended? Here’s What to Splurge On Most brides start planning their weddings six months to a year in advance, if not more. It gives you tons of time to plan and daydream, but it also allows more time for things to change. Sometimes life throws a few curveballs and…

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Budgeting for Wedding Bouquets

Ahh, a destination wedding: It’s an amazing experience that promises adventure and travel and gathering where you want to get married, with who you want to share it with. But like any wedding, a destination wedding’s expenses can quickly add up. There’s travel, of course, as well as lodging and food. And, no matter if…

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Etiquette: Financing Frustrations II

Clear communication early in the wedding planning process about financial responsibilities with all of the stakeholders is the key to preventing stressful relationships later on. The best way to avoid disappointments, misunderstandings and frayed relationships is to clearly define expectations and financial commitments before issues ensue. Q: My parents graciously offered to help pay for…

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Avoid Pitfalls of Wedding Budgeting

An Extravagant Affair

Stop! Put down the credit card. Before you buy that gorgeous handbag that perfectly matches your wedding shoes, tap into your inner financial goddess and consider that you will likely carry it only once during your entire destination wedding celebration. With Financial Literacy Month around the corner (falling in April), now is the perfect time…

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