Wedding planning can be stressful–and costly–even for those of us who just want a "small wedding." According to, the average cost for a wedding is over $30,000. No matter how small of a wedding you and your partner may be planning, the cost of flowers, food, and the cost of the venue can quickly add up. You also want your guests to have a good time, which can cost you on average $68 per person according to They say your wedding day is one of the most special and memorable moments in your life, so it’s natural to want every little detail to be perfect, even down to the bridesmaids and groomsmen gifts. However, those details can come with a hefty price tag. Wedded bliss should not be met with debt, so follow these tips from financial advisor Ramit Sethi and our friends at Coinage on how to plan and save for the wedding of your dreams.

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