The Budget Guru

Plan the awe-inspiring wedding you've always dreamt of — without drowning in debt! Follow Web Producer Stefania, our real bride on a budget, as she makes her way down the aisle in 2013.

5 Ways to Save Big on an Engagement Ring

Online jewelry store Trumpet and Horn helps you get a little more bang for your buck with the following tips. ... READ MORE

August 19, 2014

Can You Be Fined for Posting a Negative Wedding Vendor Review?

POed with your venue, photographer, florist or any of your other wedding vendors? Read this before you even think about posting a dissatisfied review to warn other brides... READ MORE

August 6, 2014

What to Consider Before Buying Your First House

As an engaged or newly married couple, you might be at the point where buying a house is the next logical step to building your family nest egg... READ MORE

June 27, 2014

Cheat Your Way to a Celeb-Style Wedding

While most brides don't have a celebrity-sized budget, there are a few key pieces that can be worked into your wedding day without accruing that sky-high price tag... READ MORE

May 23, 2014

You'll Never Believe How Much It Costs to Be in a Bridal Party

According to a new survey by coupon site vouchercloud.net, it costs this much to perform the honor of being a bridesmaid or groomsman... READ MORE

May 9, 2014

Alternative Bachelorette Party Ideas

It’s a new day in the world of "last night out" parties. Gone are the times of gender-segregated nights of boozing, dancing, strip clubs, and karaoke... READ MORE

April 16, 2014

Finding the Perfect Vendors for Your Budget

Before you contact potential photographers, florists, planners and more, go in armed with the following questions answered... READ MORE

April 10, 2014

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing Your Bridal Party

Despite the fact that there is no right or wrong, there are some possible pitfalls to be on the watch for when you’re selecting your wedding party... READ MORE

March 31, 2014

How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Wedding Budget

Whether you’re relying on strangers (or family), here's how to tactfully handle any potential wedding contributions... READ MORE

March 24, 2014

How to Plan Your Wedding Without Going Nuts

After getting engaged, you and your intended need to hash out who wants to be responsible for what parts of the plan, and how involved either of you want to be with respect to the details... READ MORE

March 19, 2014


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