Are you worried about your financial spending, particularly for special events in life like weddings? The Knot has released its ninth annual report that reveals the financial spending trends and habits of engaged couples. Where does most of the event costs go during the wedding planning process? The news is pretty shocking.
The average wedding cost, excluding the honeymoon is now at a whopping $32,641. That is up from $31,213 since the year 2014 and a difference of $1,428. As for the most expensive place to get married, it’s Manhattan, Newyork with the average wedding costing $82,299. If you are searching for the least expensive place to get married, head to Alaska. Here the average wedding cost is $17,361. But brides are not as concerned about the location. It’s all about the dress these days because all brides want that fairy tale bridal dress. But the average spent on a wedding dress is now $1,469.
Bottomline: no matter where you are in America, wedding planning is expensive and you can expect it only to get pricier but The Knot is now offering a complimentary wedding concierge to help couples plan and book affordable dream weddings. The wedding concierge by the Knot serves as a high-tech and high-touch application for finding helpful and highly professional wedding planners and vendors. Couples are raving about the app because it helps in every step of the wedding process. Users of the app only need to do a few taps on the phone or the click of a mouse to find products and services they are looking for.
From there, wedding experts will send couples valuable wedding planning information via email, SMS, or live chat. This is a first of its kind wedding app to help plan unforgettable weddings. Learn more information and discover how to save money for your big wedding with these easy ways to remedy wedding ceremony sticker shocker. Follow @TheKnot on Twitter to stay in the know about weddings.