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wedding budget hacks

March 16, 2018

Weddings aren’t all gumdrops and rainbows; they’re actually a whole lot of work! As the big day approaches, we want to offer peace-of-mind by ensuring that you not only have a financially efficient wedding, but also a super fun one! Read on to learn our top wedding budget hacks that you’ll definitely want to take down the aisle.


Did someone say backyard wedding?

One of the perks of living in Manitoba are those gorgeous prairie summers. Why not save the big bucks and throw your own backyard wedding? Whether you live in a suburb of the city or have a farm in the country, a backyard wedding will save you money while offering comfort to you and your guests.


Skip the flowers

Wedding flowers and decorations can thousands of dollars. That is one hefty chunk of change. If you want to be sensitive to those with allergies (and kind to your bank account) skipping flowers may be the way to go.


Save the forest – and your wallet too!

Going digital is the way of the future. At Sunova we take pride in saving paper when we can, so we highly recommend sending electronic wedding invitations. There’s lot of easy-to-use sites out there to help you out, and you’ll save a bundle on printing costs (it’s super efficient too!)


You’ll only wear it once

Saying yes to the dress is hard when they can cost thousands of dollars. Consider buying used (vintage, anyone?) or off the rack to save a little bit of your hard earned dough.


The honeymoon

Although this isn’t part of the wedding, honeymoons can still be darn expensive! Month-long vacations in Europe are great, but will whole-heartedly break the bank. Consider cheaper destinations such as Vegas or Niagara Falls if you want to save some cash.


And, of course, loans!

If you’re feeling financially overwhelmed, have no fear! Our lending associates are here to tailor loans that fit you best. We offer flexible terms with fixed or variable rates and convenient payment options (and better rates than a credit card). Visit us in branch today or call Help HQ to discuss. Did you know that you can set up a loan over the phone? Now that’s convenience! Learn the many ways to get in touch with Help HQ here. Your dream wedding is closer than you think!

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