Saying ‘I Do’? Tips for a budget friendly wedding. #weddingbudget It’s that time of year and many are rushing into bridal shops and scanning the web for the best wedding deals. If you’re hearing those wedding bells, you better have a game plan or you’ll soon find yourself in the red. Wedding costs really add up fast when you start budgeting for the dress, rings, decorations, and the venue. Here are a few tips to consider before the big day arrives: Create a complete wedding budget encompassing all the costs of the big day and stick to it. Losing sight of what can really be afforded in wedding planning can really damper the situation. Start saving money for your budget as soon as you can. Discover the talents of your friends and family. You may be surprised how creative and talented they may be. If you just can’t make the payments, look into getting a loan or compare interest rates on credit cards to make sure you’re getting the best deal that you can. Mostly try not to lose sight of what’s really important.