Wedding Spending Guides
The average American wedding comes in at about $27,000—an astronomical amount for most, but one that usually feels worthwhile for the blushing bride and her groom. The infographic breaks down facts on the most popular wedding months, typical bridal budgets, the most expensive places to tie the knot and offers tips on saving pennies where you can when planning the big day.
Implications - Weddings are one of a few events where consumers spare no expense is spared on extravagance. In the wake of the recent recession, couples are looking for ways to save on the big day, and are forced to face the reality of extravagant weddings as a luxury and not a right.