Wedding planning is exciting, but paying for one can be intimidating, especially since the average wedding cost in the United States is a whopping $33,931.1 While this is an average of couples across the U.S. -- all living in different states, and all of them with different priorities -- it drives home the reality of how quickly expenses can add up.
To help you avoid sticker shock and map out a budget, we've broken down wedding expenses into a handy infographic along with some suggestions on how to pay for them.
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1. Seaver, Maggie. “The National Average Cost of a Wedding Is $33,931. TheKnot.com. https://www.theknot.com/content/average-wedding-cost. (accessed February 5, 2020).
Published on February 14, 2020. Jessica Leshnoff contributed to this article. Infographic design by Zac Willett.
Infographic by OneMainFinancial.com