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Dec 20, 2018

It's no surprise that weddings are expensive, and that it's crazy easy to go over budget when planning them. In fact, it's so common to go over budget that almost half of couples do! A recent study shows that weddings go at least $5,000 over budget on average, which can add some majorly unexpected wedding stress. 

The good news is we're here to tell you how to avoid them! We rounded up the most common budget pitfalls you'll encounter along the way, and what you can do to make sure you don't make the same mistakes as other couples do. Plus, we've included ways you can save instead, as well as our FAVORITE budget-friendly wedding tricks.

Links mentioned on this episode:

Wedding Vendor Tips: How Much to Tip and When. 

This will help you figure out how much you should be budgeting.

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Production help and editing by Steven Zampanti

Music from Latché Swing: "Hungaria" & "Swing 3