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    Five Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

    6475332 Trim costs without cutting fun By Natalie Tsang November 3, 2018 Cut postage First thing’s first. Etiquette requires that everyone you send a Save-the-Date also requires an invitation, but instead of return postage, you can include a link to your wedding website for people to RSVP. Not only does it save forty four cents a pop, but it’s also so much faster. Get multiple loan offers within seconds with LendingTree. Cut guests Eliminating just ten guests saves more than food costs. It means one less table and floral centerpiece, eight fewer party favors, invitations and reply cards. It even saves a bit on photographs. The guest list is often…

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    Save Big on Your Wedding

    In today’s economy the idea of splurging on a wedding for most of us mean spending money we just don’t have or can’t afford to use. So, it’s no surprise that when we asked our ladies where they would be saving on their special day the answers were, hands down, on everything. So how can you pull of a wedding for less and still feel like the princess you always dreamed of being as you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips. Financing your wedding has never been easier with LendingTree. While gifts are wonderful to receive, they can be unpractical. You may already live together, or already everything you…

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    Keep Your Wedding Costs Down While Having More Fun

    Matt, our resident male writer, has done it again! Written a great wedding blog post using his oh-so-important male POV. However, the girls were a bit skittish when he suggested we scrap the professional photographer. But how will you remember it, we asked. The bottom line is that it depends on the needs of your wedding. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to have a great wedding. In fact, you can even have more fun while keeping your expenses low. Take incredible 360-degree videos at your wedding with SelfieSpin360. Skip the Professional DJ Professional DJs might have thousands of songs to play, but they don’t know anything about…

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    Wedding Receptions for the Budget Savvy

    Let’s be honest, you’ve already bought your dream dress, paid for a venue, found an amazing band or DJ and that’s not even everything you’ll need to spend money on before the big day. We all know that one of the best things about a wedding other than the first kiss is the reception. This is the time when everybody meets around the table to talk, sip champagne and eat, so it’s no wonder you don’t want to skimp on your meal. But there are plenty of alternatives to a formal service. Cocktail Reception If you love appetizer platters in restaurants than consider holding a cocktail reception instead of a…

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    To Splurge or Save?

    Unless you’re born with a silver spoon or have managed to save up quite a large sum, there’s a high chance that you’ll be sticking to a budget for your big day. Going over this budget could mean having to face a pile of debt once your wedding’s over and that isn’t exactly the way you would want to start off marriage life, would you? So to help you work with what you’ve got, we’ve put together a “splurge and save” list – things you can afford to cut back on and things you probably shouldn’t – so that you can still have the wedding of your dreams without busting…