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How can you keep your wedding costs under control

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Nov 12, 2012 - 4:26:29 PM

Fix the wedding date first then budgeting your financial plan and a list of all planned expenses and revenues. Financial plan is organized by you and your fiance. Both of you should organize to use your saving, borrowing and spending for wedding. In canada the average wedding cost is around $20,000. First of all you have to do a budget. Make a list of everything you can think of that you will need for the wedding ceremony, rehearsal dinner, and reception and your estimate of what each things will cost.

The main factor influencing your costs is the number of guests that you inviting for wedding. If your average cost per person for food, drink, linens, cutlery and other things you have to rent by the person is $60.Consider a buffet instead of a sit down dinner. wedding expense that could bust your budget. you have to plan for tipping caterers, limo drivers, parking attendants, and musicians if you are happy with their services.

A good catering can offer fancy finger foods that your guests will be talking about for long after the wedding, and it will cost you much less. Bar costs can be higher than food costs, and the markup on alcohol provided by your caterer is significant. If they want more alcohol after using their tickets, they pay cash,to limit your costs even more, you can have a cash bar where everyone pays for their own drinks.

The most expensive wedding season is May through October and the most popular day for weddings is Saturday. less expensive if you book a wedding in the off season November through April or on any day other than Saturday.If you celebrate your wedding November through April the entertainers and photographers also charge less during the off season.

You have to think about the things you are going to remember most about your wedding and spend money on those things the wedding ring which you will wear for many years the wedding gown, which you'll see in photographs, and the photographer, who will capture the memories on film. Everything else can take a back not an important things for wedding.

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