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Donna Anello has planned weddings in the New York area for nearly a decade. We'll tell you right now that anyone who takes out a loan for a wedding at nearly 28 percent interest is crazy. As you probably know, tradition had it that the bride's family paid the majority of the wedding costs. Her advice to parents:.
Although this isn't a requirement, it can be a wonderful way to get future wedding guests together to establish a rapport before the event—familiar faces always make for a more convivial affair. Traditionally, the bride and her family are responsible for paying for all wedding planning expenses, the bride's attire, all floral arrangements, transportation on the wedding day , photo and video fees, travel and lodgings for the officiant if he comes from out of town, lodging for the bridesmaids if you have offered to help with this expense , and all the expenses of the reception.
Choose a slide. Very few people expect that anymore. Master October 2016.
Contributions should be negotiated according to willingness and ability, but the traditional divisions on the following slides will offer some more guidance on who pays for what at a wedding. Does everyone pay for their own, are we expected to pay, or one of our parents?
If your son or daughter is considering taking out a wedding loan, do everything you can to discourage him. Both the groom's parents traditionally organize and pay for the rehearsal dinner. This is what we're doing, sort of. WeddingWire celebrates love...