Who pays for what at a wedding?

After the excitement of engagement, and having done all this and appropriate celebrations comes time to smarten up and start planning the wedding. If! Of course, before you even open the first wedding magazine (ok, open one or two) want to set a budget for your wedding and determine how it will pay for your wedding.

Talking about economics and money can be somewhat uncomfortable or even taboo in many families. This is because not everyone has a room like Scrooge McDuck (ok, almost no) and have considerable amounts of money is always an important step. With what it costs to get married today, the fact that more than 50% of couples finance their own wedding, and also more than half of couples spend the budget, this aspect of the wedding really is very important. So give it a revisadita the roles each family traditionally plays in the economic area of ​​your wedding. With this information in hand ready to accommodate the individual needs of your family, the family of your partner, and you now starting his own family.

Expenses that traditionally belong to the family of the bride

Expenses that traditionally correspond to the groom’s family

Expenses that are traditionally the bride

Expenses for the groom traditionally

In modern times many families choose more appropriate to the needs and purchasing capabilities of both the couple and the parents of the couple options. This is particularly true in cases grooms are older and are independent financially for some time.

Some contemporary reinterpretations of who pays in the wedding are

The couple, parents of the bride and groom parents wedding expenses are divided into three parts. This type of arrangement is ideal when both parents of the bride and the groom’s parents have social commitments that can not be neglected. It is understood that if everyone pays a third of the wedding each party can invite a third of guests (so to speak), and has formulated an equally valid for the other party in the type of wedding, formal, theme, etc. This option can be somewhat delicate to carry out if the parties do not enjoy a healthy harmony with each other.

Grooms prepare a budget that they can afford in its entirety and parents can, at will, provide any amount they wish or cover one or another aspect of the wedding as a wedding gift. This arrangement provides a high degree of independence to the couple as to what kind of wedding celebration, whom to invite, etc, etc.

In some instances other family members can offer to pay one or another cost of the wedding as a wedding gift and is an option very reminiscent of when in other times different members of a community or family collaborated in the wedding celebration taking some food, other drinks, other lending the backyard, other furniture.

Note: the more people cooperate with the costs of your wedding more opinions have to consider and accommodate. They are in each other and in many cases if it’s worth.

Whether they can count on the traditional or contemporary support from their families or who choose to pay for the wedding yourselves. What should always remember is that the important thing at a wedding celebration is the union of their lives in marriage.

When deciding how to pay your wedding do not lose sight that will be starting a life together. They want to start it with a healthy economy with healthy relationships with their parents, and with a truly memorable wedding, so no cost or for whom the payment, but for what it represents. The beginning of a wonderful life in marriage.