How Can I Save Money When Attending Weddings? (Without Being A Cheapskate)

As the daffodils bloom and the trees are budding, wedding bells are a chiming. Sweet, sounds that can also note upcoming hits to our budgets as another wedding season gets in full swing. The truth is, the cost of attending weddings can be huge. If you’re also a bridesmaid, the expenses can be astronomical.

Is there any way to save money when attending weddings of a friend or family member without coming off as a cheapskate?