Photography Tips, Weddings

What To Cut Out When Saving For A Wedding

Smoking.

female wedding photographerYou might probably have the idea that your dirty little habit wouldn’t hurt your budget for the wedding that much but when you start doing the math on a more macro type of perspective or point of view, you will realize that this habit isn’t as cheap nor as harmless as you have probably initially thought and you ought to go ahead and get something done about this when it all comes down to it. If the wedding is a year out, that means roughly around 12 months’ worth of cigarettes.

Imagine if you are smoking a pack a day and a pack costs around $5. That’s already $150 a month which means you are totalling $1800 a year. This amount is already good enough to cover a major service or supply for your wedding such as hiring out a female wedding photographer and the like. So the next time you are thinking about buying that pack, think of the good things that might come out of you toning it down with the smoking.

Going to invites you didn’t want to be in.

It happens to a lot of us. There are a lot of times wherein we get off of work and a bunch of people who are colleagues sort of strong arm us into going with them to a nearby bar. Before you know it, you end up spending far more than you have anticipated and this will upset your budget and you end up with far less more cash than if you haven’t gone with them to begin with. If you don’t feel like coming, just be nice about it and firm in standing your ground and telling them that you don’t want to go in the first place. They will understand the fact that you have priorities and more than that, that you are trying to tighten the proverbial belt, so to speak so that you can budget out accordingly for the wedding day so far and so that you will be able to handle and manage things the right way when it all comes down to it. Only go to events or outings that matter to you and things will be easier to see in black and white. You will have more time on your hands and more money in your pockets. You might even be able to save up enough for that professional female wedding photographer that you have been aiming for so far.

Paying to exercise.

You don’t have to go for an uber expensive gym membership or anything fancy like that. Start by jogging around your neighbourhood. Park several blocks away from your office so that you can start walking to work and warm up for the day. use the stairs instead of the elevator (this can be a tough one). Exercise should be fairly easy for you to get into if you ease into it. Don’t stretch it out too much. Take things slow while you are at it. Think about it. You will look better in the shots that your female wedding photographer shoots so far.

Credit card bills.

Be careful about swiping the plastic. You wouldn’t be paying for them now but you will somewhere in the long run and this is what you ought to tread carefully on as much as possible.