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Wedding on a Shoestring

Goin' to the chapel? can help you get there on a budget, with buying guides to the best cheap champagne and wedding dresses, as well as reviews of myriad other low-cost products. With the average American wedding topping $25,000, it's never too early to start saving.

In-country destination weddings can be beautiful and relatively inexpensive.

Cheap Destination Weddings

The average wedding costs over $25k - plan ahead and you can cut down the cost of the cake

Cheap Wedding Cakes

Need-to-know, money-saving tips for wedding guests.

The Best (and Worst) Days to Get Married. Find what upcoming dates make the mark for the cheapest dates of the year.

Best and Cheapest Wedding Dates

$33 for 50 custom Jack Daniels minis. For real? This is happening

  • Mrs Giffin

    It's for the labels only. You buy the booze separate.

There are tons of wedding planning websites and weddings apps. Which should you use?

Wedding Planning Apps

Bachelor Party Ideas on the cheap! Read our tips for having cherished memories, not a battered budget:

Bachelor Party Ideas

Bridesmaid money blues? For bridal shower ideas that will leave you solvent after the big day, read on:

Bridal Shower Ideas

Wedding party gift. A chic and cheap chocolaty choice for under $20. The outer shell snaps and the inside is smooth and velvety.

Cheap Chocolate Taste Test |

Nordstrom is the top spot on our list of best cheap wedding dresses. Amazing dresses and great customer service! You can order online or buy at any of the 18 stores with a "wedding suite."

Nordstrom Wedding Dresses

A toast that sparkles! A great, but inexpensive, sparkling wine for the big wedding toast!

Best Cheap Champagne Under $20 |

Sue Wong bead and ruffle embellished gown from Nordstroms ($568). A beautiful and relatively cheap wedding dress.

Weddings are expensive not just for brides and grooms but also for guests. It's easy to strain your budget buying all those gifts -- not to mention new outfits and hotel rooms. Luckily there are ways to cut the cost of attending a wedding. Read our tips here:

Cheap Wedding Gifts