Your Budget and You
By: Omolara Bankole
oney can be the most
stressful part of planning
a wedding. A wedding
budget is absolutely essential to
planning your wedding. In fact I
think setting your wedding budget
is one of the very first things you
This deals with the budget, whose
pocket the money is coming out of,
and where the priority is to allocate
Although your wedding planner
can advise you on this, it ultimately
comes down to the couple and their
parents allocating the big bucks.
Here are some tips to help
maintain your cool and stay
uss where the money for the
edding will be coming from.
ll involved parties to agree
the budget (bride, groom,
Is it you and your fiancée, your
parents, grandparents, or a split
between multiple parties?
In this, make sure you include
the cost of smaller things like
invitations, party favours,
centrepieces, beverages, etc.
budget for the ENTIRE
dding based on how much
you are WILLING to spend
(not on all your savings).
This is important because the
people paying for the wedding
should be happy with how much
they are spending on it and what
they’re spending their money on.
Those side costs can add up to
some major bucks.