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in Finances

DIY Wedding: How We Got Married For Less Than $3000

So, you just got engaged.  Congratulations!  Now you’re faced with planning the wedding of your dreams.  Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before, with the average wedding costing $31,213 in 2015.  It can be easy to get caught up in all the wedding hype during this exciting time, and stress yourself out with all the options and costs associated with your day.  But wedding planning does not have to involve paying an arm and a leg for a fancy wedding and reception (unless you want it to)!  If you do a DIY Wedding, you can still have a beautiful day without a ton of stress and expenses.

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How Do You Afford To Travel So Much??

Being able to travel is a wonderful experience.  Not only does it give you the opportunity to learn about and appreciate other people, cultures and experiences, but there are also studies that suggest that travel has mental health benefits as well.  Unfortunately, being able to afford travel seems to be an elusive thing for far too many people.  I realize that everyone’s priorities and financial responsibilities aren’t the same.  But if you find yourself having trouble finding extra cash in your account to put towards travel, I have some suggestions for how you can re-structure your finances and make it easier to travel more often.

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Keep Travel Budget Low
in Accruing Miles, Travel, Travel Hacks, Traveling on a Budget

5 Ways To Travel On A Budget

Of all the reasons people have given me for why they feel like they can’t travel, cost is almost always the top reason.  Yes, travel costs can indeed be super expensive — if you don’t put in the effort up front.  However, if you implement some good spending habits and do some research ahead of time, you can definitely cut a significant amount off of your total travel costs, and stay within your budget.

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