Wedding Budget

Engaged? You Better Start Saving Now

Alyssa Furtado | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Business
Alyssa Furtado

Although it sounds unromantic, you essentially set a new savings milestone when you pick your official wedding day. Think about those costs that come after the wedding -- a house, kids, vacations, retirement savings. The last thing you want to do is go into debt to pay for a single day before the rest of your life takes off.

This Is How Much Money You'd Have If You'd Skipped Your Own Wedding

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you're getting married or just going to a wedding, there's one thing we can all agree on: weddings cost too much. According to Canadian bri...

You Won't Believe How Much Wedding Guests Actually Spend

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Living

We all know weddings are expensive, but it's not just brides and grooms footing a big bill. On average, guests are spending a whopping $673 USD per...

Arti Patel

Wedding Planning Ideas For Every Single Kind Of Budget | Arti Patel | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada Living

Whether you are sticking to a small 30-person wedding at a local venue or going big with a 500+ guest list and gourmet hor d'oeuvres, creating a weddi...

4 Tips To Save Money As A Bridesmaid

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Living

If you've ever been part of a wedding party, you know the spectrum of emotions that wash over you, which go something like: feeling honoured, feeling ...

How Bridal Swap Cuts Wedding Costs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The average cost of a Canadian wedding was more than $25,000 last year, so it makes sense to check out ways to save money like the Vancouver Bridal Sw...

Save Cash And Stay Stylish On Your Big Day

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Style

TORONTO - Invitations to weddings, showers and stagettes often jam the summer social calendar, but they can be a drain on the finances of women shelli...

Wedding Budgets Save Stress (And Possibly Marriages) Down The Road

CP | Devin Size, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Many young couples dream of throwing a huge traditional wedding, surrounded by throngs of family members and friends, followed by a receptio...

12 Things You Don't Need For Your Wedding

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Style

This one goes out to all the married-couples-to-be who are currently sweating the small stuff. With wedding season currently in full swing, it's easy ...

Always a Bridesmaid? Here's How to Save

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Living
Jeffrey Schwartz

Meet Jennifer Hills, a communications advisor and recent condominium owner who is single. She's been a bridesmaid four times in four years and will be again this year. Hills estimates each wedding has cost her $1,500. This is truly a double-edged sword: on one hand it is a great thrill and honour to be recognized by the bride and groom; on the other, costs can quickly add up and dampen the enthusiasm.

5 Surprising Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding Day

2 For Couples | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada Living

"Planning an affordable wedding doesn't mean it has to be cheap," says Jessica Bianchi, the budget-balancing founder of Alon...