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With the average UK wedding costing around £30,000, we understand that managing your money is a huge priority and that you want to be as cost-effective as possible.

Our wedding budget and financial advice has been written to help you make the most of your cash – Just because it’s your dream wedding, it doesn’t have to bust the bank.

Simply choose from our ‘Wedding Budget and Finance’ posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro

Planning a budget wedding? Tie the knot for under £5000!
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How to Future-Proof Your Wedding Day

In the wake of the global pandemic, Emma Deeley, Owner at wedding venue The Tythe Barn in Oxfordshire, shares her tips to future-proof your...
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This is how Much the Average Engagement Ring now Costs

Do Brits still spend three-months-worth of wages on an engagement ring? It seems this 'unwritten rule' is becoming a thing of the past according...

14 Things You can do at Home to Prepare for Your...

Whether it's sorting through your guest list with a fine-toothed comb or finally getting around to that budgeting spreadsheet, there are still a number...
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8 Ways Wedding Insurance Will Help you Avoid a Big Day...

You've put months, maybe into years, into planning your big day and it should be a day to remember for a lifetime - hopefully...
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Postponing Your Wedding: Everything you Need to Know

We caught up with wedding planner and owner of Occassion Queens, Nina Beer, to come up with an action plan if you're having to...
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5 Ways Valentine’s Day Can Help With Wedding Planning

Savvy brides-to-be can use the romantic date of Valentine's Day for wedding planning to help secure the big day of your dreams. 5 Ways Valentine's...
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Best Black Friday Wedding Deals: Dresses, Rings and Wedding Services

The Black Friday wedding deals you need to know about to get more for your money on the big day. We don't need to tell...

The Average Cost of a Wedding in the UK Revealed

As we head into a new year of engagement announcements and wedding planning, we take a look at the ever-changing average cost of a...
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Cheap Wedding Flowers: Ways To Save On Your Wedding Flowers

If you're looking for cheap wedding flowers, choosing blooms that are in season is just one way to save on your wedding flowers –...
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How to Make Sweet Tree Centrepieces for Your big day

If you and your partner are a crafty couple, why not have a go at making your own sweet tree centrepieces for your wedding...

Money-saving Tips for Your Honeymoon

Want to save money on your honeymoon without sacrificing luxury? Deputy Content Editor of Secret Escapes, Emma McWhinney gives us her top money-saving tips for...
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5 Top Tips When Planning A Wedding Budget

They say that failing to prepare is preparing to fail, so by planning a wedding budget from the get-go, you'll save you plenty of...
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How to keep your wedding budget under control

Step away from the spreadsheet! Here's how to shake up your spending and keep that wedding budget under control... Work out what's most important Have you...
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Legal advice: What to do if your wedding goes wrong

What should you do if, through no fault of your own, something goes wrong on your wedding day? A lot of money, time and effort...
26 ways to save money at your wedding without compromising on style - from catering and cars to favours and photobooths, you'll be back in budget in no time

26 Ways To Save Money In Style For Your Wedding

Do you need to rein in your spending but don't want to compromise on your dream wedding? Rachel Southwood shares 26 ways for you to save money...
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How to Make your Dream Wedding More Affordable

Your wedding is said to be the most important day of your life, but the build-up can also be a stressful time, especially financially....
You're not alone if you're wondering how you can pay for your wedding - that's why we've put together practical advice to nail your wedding budget fast

How Are You Going To Pay For Your Wedding?

How Are You Going To Pay For Your Wedding? You asked and we've answered - just how will you pay for your wedding? With the average cost...
Show me the money! 6 couples share where they blew the budget, proving that the decision is entirely personal, whether it's the dress, flowers, food or...

Show Me The Money! 5 Couples Share Where They Blew The...

Show Me The Money! 5 Couples Share Where They Blew The Budget The wedding budget; no matter how large or small, or how savvy your...

Top 10 Commonly Forgotten Wedding Costs

Top 10 Commonly Forgotten Wedding Costs Staying on budget can be one of the hardest parts of planning your wedding, mainly because there are so...

Eco-wedding: 5 Steps To Save £££ And The Environment

Eco-wedding: 5 Steps To Save £££ And The Environment As we become more and more conscious of our impact on the planet, bringing eco-friendly practices...