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  • Once you get engaged, you start to see wedding movies in a whole new light (did they seriously invite 572 people to the Father of the Bride wedding?!). But no matter what your budget looks like, these on-screen nuptials will help you dream big as you plan your own special day.

  • It's no surprise that planning a wedding can make you break out the tissues; as it turns out, there are distinct emotional phases you may go through before getting married. You can experience these stages in any order, and every person's experience is just as unique as their wedding.

  • A top event designer and planner offers tips on getting a high-end look on a modest budget.

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    These smart and savvy strategies will let you (and your wallet) add a happy bounce to your step in the weeks and months leading up to saying “I do.”

  • wedding budget, save money on your wedding

    All the little details add up! Here are 25 things to cut from your wedding to ease your budget and your stress level.

  • The "hindsight is 20/20" rule applies to virtually every facet of life, but it is especially applicable whenever forking over major cash is concerned (hello, wedding planning!). To help prevent any post-nuptial regret, we asked BG's Instagram users which wedding elements they spent less on (or wish they had); here's what they had to say.

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    Every wedding choice that you make adds up. Here, wedding professionals share their favorite swaps for slashing hundreds, if not thousands, off your final tally.

  • Congratulations! You’ve announced your engagement (and totally nailed it)! Now, the fun really begins. Read on for expert tips on how to throw the best engagement party ever. 

  • Weddings can be expensive. The average cost last year was over $30,000, and engaged couples are using smart ways to save without compromising their big day dreams.

  • After the newly-engagement thrill tapers off, the enormity of planning a wedding settles in; specifically, "How are we going to pay for all of this?" It can be tough to know how to start socking away funds or, conversely, how to stay motivated. We went straight to the handiest resource we know — BG's Instagram followers — to get the money-saving lowdown.

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