Though the average wedding may cost around £17,000, that figure is eclipsed by the staggering amounts spent on a WAG* wedding where costs regularly spiral into six figure sums – Steven Gerrard and Alex Curren were reported to have spent £200,000 on theirs. Does that mean you have to spend the same? Of course not! After all, a wedding is essentially a party where you sign a certificate and celebrate your love and you shouldn’t have to pay a premium for that.
New money website MoneyMagpie.com have some tips for how to get the best for your wedding for less with plenty of ideas that Bridalwave advocates (roping your friends in to help, High Street gowns and creating your own holiday rather than buying a honeymoon package) and more – you can read the full article here.
* WAG stands for ‘Wives and Girlfriends’ an abbreviation given to footballer’s other halves by the media.