Planning a wedding is an exciting time in just about anyone’s life. After all, it’s the ultimate culmination of your love for another person and likely to be one of the best days that you ever experience. But the build up to that day can be incredibly stressful, especially since so many people – brides in particular – can feel the need to make their wedding as perfect as possible. However, it’s important to remember that the only two people who need to feel that the wedding is perfect are the bride and the groom themselves – after all, it’s their day and no one else’s.
However, budgeting can also prove to be stressful even aside from the desire and the push for perfection. Weddings, of which there are nearly two and a half million of each and every year in the United States alone, have become more expensive than ever before, costing, on average, more than $35,000. Some weddings are quite a bit more expensive even than that already incredibly high sum of money and over the course