hi, it's latisha from youngfinances.com. today,we're going to talk about how to budget for a wedding. [wedding music] the first thing that you want to do is toset a total amount. how much are you willing to spend on a wedding? do you want to spend$5,000, $10,000, $20,000? is it more important to you to buy a house instead of spend moneyon a wedding? that's what you need to decide. figure out a budget, and stick to it. step two: figure out the number of gueststhat you want to have at your wedding. you want to make sure that your close friendsand family are there, and don't feel guilty if you can't invite every single friend thatyou have. each guest that you invite is an
additional cost to your wedding budget, somake sure that your list is appropriate for the day, and your budget. step three: use non-traditional planning programs,like pinterest, or manteresting, in order to plan your wedding. then, you don't haveto spend the money on hiring a wedding planner, or if you do, you'll have a quick and easyway for them to figure out exactly what you want for your wedding. the final step on budgeting for a weddingis just to remember what's important. a wedding is a chance for you to invite your friendsand family to celebrate the love that you have with your brand new spouse. don't getbogged down in the details and the money.
remember what's really important and enjoyyour wedding day. until then, here comes the bride![wedding music]