A wedding can be a very expensive. For this reason, it's important that you make a budget before you start planning your wedding. If you know how much you have to spend and should be spending on each part of your wedding, you shouldn't have any trouble pulling off a wedding on a budget whatsoever.
The second thing we need to do is to find out how much money you actually spend each month again include everything even those items that your spouse does not know about like that Latte down at the coffee stand, that you get on a daily basis. It helps to break this down a little. Fixed nonnegotiable expenses, things we actually cannot do without, we all need food lodging medical care basic clothing insurance property taxes a car may be necessary where you live, you get the idea.