Money Diary: How My Wedding Cost £35,000

Paying for a wedding really can break the bank, and expenses may vary by tens of thousands, depending on size, location, and taste. In partnership with the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), we asked a recent bride to spill the beans — anonymously, of course — on every wedding-related expense, from the dress to the table vases...
FSCS is a free service which automatically protects your money, from £1 up to £85,000, in UK banks and building societies and credit unions. They also have loads of helpful money tips and guides, as well as a free wedding budget planner and future savings calculator to help you find out how much money you could save (now and for your future!). Whatever you’re saving for, your money is safe with FSCS.
Click through to find out how one bride spent her £35,000 budget.

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