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Tips For Planning A Great Wedding

Updated on June 13, 2010
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Most people would tell you that planning a great wedding is more of an art than a science, but there are definitely some things that you can do along the way to help ensure that your wedding goes off without a hitch. Some of these things include getting your finances in order and keeping track of the things you need as you start to spend your hard-earned cash and some are more about making sure that you're educated on everything you need to know before starting to plan your big day. Regardless, one thing that you should know before you start is that your wedding planning is most likely not going to always be smooth and things will go wrong. However, it's how you take care of all these things that will set the tone for how your wedding ends up turning out. Here are some tips to get you started in the right direction. 

Set A Budget Early (and try to stick to it)

This probably seems like a no-brainer to you, but it's actually something that most couples don't do (or do very poorly) when they're planning to get married. The last things that you want to ruin your wedding planning experience is budgeting and money, but these are also probably two of the most common things that cause the most issues for soon-to-be-married couples. 

You can avoid all of these future issues by agreeing with one another that you are going to have a wedding on a budget and that you're actually going to stick to it no matter what. This means that you are going to have great communication with one another along the way, which is probably a great habit to get into anyways before you're actually married. 

Educate Yourself On Wedding Planning

We live in a world where there is all kinds of information on how to plan your wedding, so the last excuse that you're ever going to have is that you didn't know how to do it right. Between all of the free resources on the web (like this one) and other things that actually cost you money, such as wedding planning books, all you need to do is take a little time to educate yourself on the ins and outs of weddings and you should be good to go in no time. 

Of course, another great way to get educated on all things wedding is to ask another married friend or family member for some advice on how to pull your dream wedding off. Most likely they'll have some real advice for you that actually has some been tested out in the real world, which is better than any book or website could do. Heck, maybe they'll even help you out with your wedding now that theirs is over. You always need some volunteers for your big day, right? 


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