affordable weddings

10 Ways to Acquire Cheap Formal Wear

You can be cheap without looking cheap — just follow this guide to finding inexpensive, great-looking tuxes and gowns.

Budget Bride: 131 Savvy Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Although many women dream of their wedding when they were girls, I'm betting that as kids, most of them weren't able to process how much the big day costs. [more]

How to Shave $5,000 Off Your Wedding Expenses

So many of my friends come to me for tips on how to save money on life’s great expenses. I fancy myself an expert on how to shop for food in a more cost-effective manner, where to find the best discounts on home décor, and how to have an awe [more]

Alternative Wedding Registry Ideas

I don't want to buy my friends a $80+ stainless steel trashcan. [more]

8 Tips for Planning a Last-Minute Wedding

Not everyone has the luxury of time when it comes to weddings. Learn how to navigate the process in a hurry without sacrificing the joy or blowing the budget.

5 Bridesmaid Dress Ideas From a Bridesmaid

Brides, I know you might have your dream wedding planned out. But consider a few humble, frugal dress suggestions from a repeat bridesmaid.

Should a Second Marriage Be Celebrated (and Paid for) Like the First?

People spend a lot of money to make their weddings once-in-a-lifetime experiences. So what do you do if you have a second one?