Wedding on a Budget

It’s time to get hitched! Synonymous with wedding bells are wedding bills. With the average wedding costing over $25,000, it’s no wonder that weddings are such a stressful time.

There are, however, ways to get married for less. My own wedding cost me less than $3,000, and it was beautiful.

That’s why on Femme Frugality, we arm you an arsenal of wedding savings tips. We know from experience that you can, indeed, have a wedding on a budget.

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Femme Frugality is the internet’s number one source for self-uniting wedding information. Not only do we provide coverage on self-uniting marriages across states, but our coverage also motivated the first atheist, non-clergy wedding in the state of California.

If you want to learn how to get married without an officiant, you’ve come to the right place.

DIY Wedding on a Budget

DIY’ing your wedding can be a great way to save money–if done correctly. While some measures can save you money, others can actually cost more via economics or time headaches.

So go ahead. DIY your big day. Just make sure you’re doing it smart on top of doing it yourself.

The Biggest Ways to Cut Your Wedding Costs

Do you know when the best time of year to buy your dress is? How about your wedding rings? Timing is everything when it comes to wedding purchases, so make sure you’re looking at the calendar.

Other ways to cut your wedding costs are not as convenient as planning in advance. We cover guest lists, alcohol choices, and when you actually tie the knot–and how all of these decisions can save you big bucks.

It won’t be simple–wedding planning never is. But you can have your dream day wedding on a budget. It will be something you’ll and you’re guests will be talking about well into your happily ever after.

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Buy Wedding Jewelry

Personal experience and industry expertise both show that the best time of year to purchase wedding jewelry like engagement rings falls within this window.

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Ideas to Save Money on Your Wedding

Looking for unique ways to save on your wedding? QL got three wedding dresses for $150, found a talented photographer for 50% less than the bigger names, and took other measures to save a ton on her wedding. Learn more here.

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Insure Your Future Self with Separate Finances

Only 52% of women's first marriages reach their 20th anniversary, yet many do nothing to insure their future finances against divorce. Let's fix that.

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How to Find Conflict-Free Diamonds

CanadaMark is the gold standard for conflict-free diamonds, allowing you to track each time the stone changed hands. Online exclusively with this retailer.

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Get the Biggest Bang for Your Engagement Ring Buck

Save money on your engagement ring purchase with these three savings tips from an industry insider. Hint: color, clarity and carat all matter!

Looking for more ways to have your wedding on a budget? Femme Frugality’s been through the ringer more than once. Click the ‘Older Posts’ button above to see more.