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Money Saving Tips - Help Pay for the Wedding!

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Even carefully planned cheap weddings can seem expensive when the day comes to pay for all the various parts.

While many couples scour the internet and every discount store in town for every bargain they can lay their hands on, not everyone thinks of saving money on NON-WEDDING related items.

And with the current economic crisis spreading world-wide, doesn't it make sense to try and save money on EVERYTHING...?

...so you can put that money saved towards your wedding!

Cheap Wedding Plans

Here are some quick tips for thrifty wedding planners:
  • Save money on your groceries - make a list of meals that you will prepare for the week and ONLY buy the ingredients that you need. Stick to it and avoid buying those "nice to have items" that tempt you in the supermarket aisle. This tip will stop you throwing away out of date food, I guarantee it.

  • Make your own cards and presents and save $$$'s! You don't have to be arty but "crafty" girls know how to make or print their own cards using kits forms or their PC and homemade gifts are SO much more personable than shop-bought items.

  • Stop buying a daily coffee. If you add up the amount of money spent on expensive cups of coffee every day, you can save $100's if not $1,000''s of dollars depending on how much coffee you consume.

  • Make your own lunch. Yes, this can be time consuming but once you get into the routine, it only takes a few minutes just before going to bed and a home made sandwich or salad is much healthier AND much cheaper.

    Eager to Share YOUR money saving tips yet?

More Cheap Wedding Ideas

I'll bet you have better money saving ideas than me, but see if these suggestions beat yours first:

  • Are you a magazine-a-holic? Do you know how much you spend on a monthly magazine or two or three?

    Nearly all of the information you need is available online and what's more it's free! Like the page you are reading right now. So put the cash saved on your magazines towards your budget.

  • Why get married on a weekend? It's far cheaper to book a wedding venue on a Friday or a Monday plus photographers, wedding cars and florists will also be less expensive.

    And your guests can still have the pleasure of a long weekend away!

  • Start putting all your loose change in a big jar. You'll be amazed at how much you can save in just a few weeks. Plus keep your eyes DOWN when walking around. People drop things like loose change all the time!

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