How to Save Money on Flowers For Your Wedding

By |October 1st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , |

I'm back in the saddle talking about my wedding and how we are trying to have a great wedding without spending more than $20,000. As always, if you think $20,000 is too much to spend on a wedding then I will direct you to this post. We've already covered the overall budget of $20,000 and we've talked about the photographer.

How to Get Cheap Musicians for your Wedding Ceremony – Know People

By |September 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

This is the latest installment in my wedding series, and this entry is going to really appease all of the people who are angry about me spending $20k on my wedding. And I know most of you have already read it, but if you think $20k is too much I will just direct you to this response. I've already decided

How We Saved Money on a Wedding Photographer and Prints

By |August 27th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

As I mentioned last week, we are spending $20,000 on our wedding. Now that I've laid out the total budget, I'm going to walk through some of the specific items, how much they cost, and what we are doing to try and save as much money as possible. If you're looking for advice on how to do a wedding for

Why We’re Spending $20,000 on Our Wedding

By |August 22nd, 2013|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: |

I'm marrying my fiancee in less than a year and we are going to spend around $20,000 on the wedding. Let that sink in for a moment. I'm sure I have some frugal readers who think I'm crazy, and I'm sure I have some not-so frugal readers who, well, also think I'm crazy. But I'm not. I plan to talk

How to Get the Best Deals for Your Wedding

By |August 21st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

The following is a guest post by Jamie Claver Getting married – it’s supposed to be the happiest day of your life (and I’m sure it will be), but it can also put outrageous amounts of stress on your shoulders and wallet. Did you know that the average wedding costs more than $28,000? If you’re anything like me, this number

What’s More Important: A Small Waist or a Big Wallet?

By |July 31st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , , |

As many of you know I got engaged last year and will be getting married next May. There is a lot of planning, talking with vendors, signing contracts, and of course spending money when you are planning a wedding. There's also a lot of dieting, exercising, and getting in shape for engagement photos, trying on dresses (Tag, not me), and