Wedding Planning Mistakes

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Houston, we have a problem. No bride wants to hear those words, but people do make mistakes in planning their wedding. Wedding planning mistakes can be costly, stressful and time consuming. Here's some top wedding planning mistakes and how to avoid making them.
Assuming your parents will pick up the cost of the wedding
Today's wedding couples are older and have been on their own for a long while. Mom and Dad are getting ready to retire. Don't expect them to foot the bill on a $30,000 wedding. Before you start planning your wedding, sit down with your parents and ask if they are planning to contribute towards the wedding costs and if so, how much. Don't expect that your parents will pick up the costs of the reception and his parents the alcohol, DJ and flowers. They may not be in any financial position to help you out.
Overspending your budget
You have a budget for a reason. It’s the sum of money you have available to spend. With the current state of the economy, it doesn't make sense to overspend and start your marriage in debt.
Being disorganized
Disorganization will make you crazy and stressed out. Its so easy to buy a wedding planner book or wedding software and keep records of your wedding expenses, guest list and the thousands of details you need at your fingertips.
Letting your guest list get out of control
Most wedding venues have space limits and you'll have budget constraints that will force you to keep your guest list to a target number. There will be a certain

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