Getting Married

Not sure how to keep costs down as you plan your big day? ValuePenguin's analysis helps you understand the typical price of wedding features and offers advice on how to save money on the celebration.

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

Here's everything you need to know about picking out the most important jewelry of your life. Read More

How I Almost Lost My Wedding in a Mudslide

A disaster brought a community together to help one couple pull off a dream wedding they couldn’t imagine. Read More

How a Hurricane Nearly Wiped Away One Couple's Wedding

Hurricane Rita ruined their nuptials, but they managed to salvage it with a little luck. Read More

Average Cost of a Wedding Photographer

A wedding photographer snaps the images of your once-in-a-lifetime event. How much does that cost, and how much is it worth? Here are the... Read More

How to Save on Your Wedding Venue

You can whittle down the cost of your biggest wedding expense - the wedding venue - without putting a damper on the party. Here we review... Read More

Average Cost of a Wedding Venue

A wedding venue can eat up nearly half of your wedding budget, but typically includes the cost of feeding your guests down to the chairs... Read More

How to Save on Wedding Favors

Memorable wedding favors can be had for a drop in the budget. Here we'll discuss a few strategies, and show how to lower your costs for... Read More

How to Save on Wedding Flowers

Wedding flowers are notoriously expensive, but there are a few ways to avoid sticker shock. This article walks you through the decisions... Read More

Average Cost of Wedding Favors

How much do most wedding couples spend on favors? For those who decide to provide them, not as much as you might think. Here we break down... Read More

How to Save on Wedding Dresses

Of course you deserve a gorgeous gown for your wedding day, but there are lots of ways to pay less for the dress. Read More

Average Cost of a Wedding Dress

The average wedding dress costs $1,357, the sum of many factors that may be as intricate as the dress itself. Read More

Average Cost of Wedding Flowers

The average bride pays more than $2,000 for wedding flowers. In this guide, we'll break down the component costs from the bridal bouquet to... Read More

Average Cost of a Wedding: by Feature and State

With more than 2 million people married each year, ValuePenguin researched how much the average wedding costs. Below you'll see how much... Read More