You Can Get Money For Your Wedding

Raising money for your wedding can seem like a daunting task! You've probably already heard, the average wedding cost around $30,000! Have your dream wedding without breaking the bank...

Loans

A great way to get money for your wedding is through simple personal loans. Here's how it works...

You can register online from any home computer or mobile device in mere minutes. The efficient process occurs in real time, so it’s real fast. If you are matched with a lender, you will receive an offer from that lender which includes all the terms and conditions of the loan. If you are agreeable to the terms (you also have the option here to decline the offer) the loan could be available to you as soon as the next business day.

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Sponsored Weddings

What is a Sponsored Wedding? Different elements of your wedding such as the wedding cake, dress, catering, and or wedding venue, are donated at no charge, in exchange for advertising and promotion of your sponsor.

If you love sales, and want to save tons of money, this may be a great way to give your wedding budget a boost!  

Ideas...

  • Start by looking for a new company just breaking into the wedding biz. Many times they have a limited advertising budget, and they may be eager to receive the free publicity, and the opportunity to reach potential clients. Even a well established wedding company loves publicity, especially if you have a large group of guests attending your wedding.
  • A wedding venue might offer a free event or a discount in exchange for placing their logo on the wedding invitations and/or place cards.
  • Wedding programs can be used for advertising, as well as the bride and groom’s wedding website. 
  • Promote sponsors using your social networking skills! Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube are a great start. Make a cool wedding flash mob advertising your sponsor, post it and share!
  • Barter..offer your services and skills in exchange for their services.
  • Make sure to get your agreement in writing!

Some people believe it's tacky, but any sponsored wedding that we've seen, was done very tastefully. Decide what your comfort level is and go with it. You may choose to just accept one or two sponsors, every little bit helps!


Moonlighting

If you have the extra time and skills, this may be a way to get money for your wedding!

*Be a personal organizer

*Run errands for others

*Babysit, house sit

*Hold a garage sale

*Create and sell your arts & crafts

*Clean houses,clean boats

*Be a personal chef

*Walk Dogs, dog sit

*Be a movie extra

*Deliver new vehicles to dealerships

Saving Up

Saving up requires discipline and time. But, just by cutting back on a few things, and saving money for your wedding, you'll be surprised what a difference it will make. It adds up!

Ideas...

  • Cut out the coffee shop lattes..make and take your own!
  • Cut those coupons! Find them online or in your local newspaper and magazines. Put the money that you save while shopping into your wedding savings.
  • Brown bag your lunch every day for a year. Put the extra cash into a money market account or short term CD. 
  • Have a portion of your paycheck direct deposited automatically into a wedding savings account. You won't miss it as much if you don't see it!

Decide what you want...plan ahead and work your plan!

And remember, if you're just not into the borrowing, selling, saving, and working extra hours, no need to panic...We have great tips on our site to help you have a beautiful wedding without spending your life savings!

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