Money Saving Monday: May 9

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Happy Money Saving Monday! For this week, we're diving into wedding season!

The season of bridal showers, engagement parties and weddings is upon us. It can be all too easy to spend outside your budget on these events, so we suggest a little planning and preparation now before the fun begins.

Marketwatch suggests how to budget for a wedding that's not your own, including saving as soon as possible or starting a wedding fund.

If you are asked to be a member of a wedding party, the costs can really add up if you're not careful. Read over at US News how to not go broke as a bridesmaid (or groomsman), then check out Forbes' advice on making your role as a bridesmaid more affordable.

Hosting your own wedding this year? Buzzfeed found 33 smart ways to save money on your upcoming nuptials.

If you want to keep up on the latest budget wedding tips, follow along on our Pinterest board!

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