Last but not least you have the following categories: food, beverages, cake, decorations, music, photography, video, invitations, transportation, accommodation for the couple's wedding night, attendants' gift and miscellaneous costs. Keep in mind that the cost of the food and beverages is determined by the number of guests you invite to the wedding. When you start making a wedding budget, it's probably best to decide on the amount of money you've set aside and then determine the expenses and the number of people to invite. Otherwise, you will risk overspending.
Credit and debit cards can lure you into spending frenzy that can spiral out of control before you know it. Have you ever come to the end of the month and asked, "Where did all the money go?" The convenience of plastic has made it far too easy to make purchases that we might not make if we had to dip into our wallet and make a cash purchase. _ Studies have shown that spending increases as the means to pay for an item becomes easier. In other words credit cards have made buying transactions easier, so we're more likely to buy stuff without concern, until the bill comes at the end of the month! Likewise, new 'pay with a wave' credit cards will make it easier still and foster even more poor spending habits.