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How much will your wedding costs be?

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According to a recent national survey of nearly 18,000 brides, the average US wedding cost was $28,427.   The study shows that this is the highest level since 2008.   Here is the breakdown of  the wedding costs:

Wedding Reception Venue – $12,905
Engagement Ring – $5,431
Reception Band – $3,084
Wedding Photography – $2,379
Wedding Ceremony Site – $1,711
Wedding Gown – $1,211
Wedding Flowers and Decor – $1,997
Wedding Videography – $$1,619
Wedding Planner – $1,847
Grooms Tuxedo – $230
Rehearsal Dinner – $1,135
Wedding Reception DJ – $988
Wedding Transportation – $708
Wedding Ceremony Musicians – $554
Wedding Cake – $560
Wedding Invitations – $344
Wedding Favors – $221
Wedding Catering – $63/guest
Honeymoon – not included

How much will your wedding costs be

I  am not sure why the numbers DO NOT add up, but you get an idea.   Get your own FREE wedding planner and budget planner at: Task Calendar  AND Budget Worksheet

How does this compare to what you are planning on spending for your wedding??   Are you going to spend more or less than the national average?   Are you going to spend the same amount of money on each wedding category?   Leave a comment and let us know.