Wedding Loans Are More Popular Than Ever, and That's Not a Good Thing

Wedding Loans Are More Popular Than Ever, and That's Not a Good Thing

“These loans are a way to thread the needle,” David Green told The Post. Green, who is the chief product officer at San Francisco-based online lender Earnest, explained that “people are carrying more debt [and] they want to get married but don’t have the funds to do so.”

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Your Guide to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner (Without the Stress)

Your Guide to Planning a Rehearsal Dinner (Without the Stress)

We completely sympathize with you — the last thing you probably want to do is plan a wedding rehearsal dinner on top of the stress and expenses of your big day itself. This event, though completely optional, marks the beginning of your wedding celebration with your closest family and friends, and there are a number of things you can do to ensure that you avoid any speed bumps. 

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Why You Need a Clean Up Plan for Your Wedding Day

Why You Need a Clean Up Plan for Your Wedding Day

Without fail, my clients always forget one very important detail as they plan their weddings: Who’s taking all of their sh*t at the end of the night? You’d think this would be an easy question to answer but, in my experience, it’s often one of the hardest.

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Should You Schedule Your Wedding Over a Holiday?

Should You Schedule Your Wedding Over a Holiday?

When deciding on a wedding date, many couples ultimately choose to wed on a holiday or long holiday weekend, but is this really the best idea? We asked the members of our vendor directory for their expertise, and here’s what they had to say.

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Do You Really Need an Open Bar at Your Wedding?

Do You Really Need an Open Bar at Your Wedding?

When it comes to weddings, alcohol is one of those things that has become an unspoken requirement. I mean, how can you possibly celebrate your love without booze?! The truth is, alcohol at your wedding is totally optional and having an open bar is nice, but it is definitely not a requirement for your wedding to be a success.

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The Invisible Labor Women Endure While Wedding Planning

The Invisible Labor Women Endure While Wedding Planning

What are all the unacknowledged ways that a bride labors over her own wedding? A big part of it is emotional labor. More often than not, the bride is the wedding’s emotional referee. She fields dozens of requests, needs, and opinions (so many opinions!) from family, friends, and other guests. The stakes are high, too. If she messes up and shows any sign of frustration or anxiety or stress, there’s a nasty word to put her back in her place (it rhymes with “Godzilla”).

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Yes, Videography Should Be a Necessity for Your Wedding Day

Yes, Videography Should Be a Necessity for Your Wedding Day

While having a photographer is typically viewed as a necessity, significantly fewer couples plan to have a videographer present at their wedding — and nearly all of those couples deeply regret the decision.

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How to Plan Your Wedding When You're Struggling with Your Mental Health

How to Plan Your Wedding When You're Struggling with Your Mental Health

I am not a mental health practitioner in the slightest, but as someone who suffers from anxiety, ADHD, and owns a wedding planning firm, I can speak uniquely to how to handle the two. Here are my tips to manage your mental health while you’re wedding planning.

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Are YOU Responsible for Your Wedding's Toxic Vibe?

Are YOU Responsible for Your Wedding's Toxic Vibe?

We’ve talked about toxic parents, now it’s time to talk about...well, you. Sometimes the toxicity you need to avoid to enjoy your wedding planning is coming from you. This is a guide for how to check-in with yourself and also check yourself to avoid turning into a flesh-eating zombie.

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It's YOUR Wedding — Pump the Brakes on Your Parents' Toxic Behavior

It's YOUR Wedding — Pump the Brakes on Your Parents' Toxic Behavior

The stress to perform and pull off a wedding flawlessly can make anyone crack, but add in the pressure of complicated family dynamics and, baby, you’ve got the perfect recipe for a volatile soufflé on the edge of collapse.

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Stop Asking Engaged People About Their Weddings

Stop Asking Engaged People About Their Weddings

What a horrible situation this puts engaged couples in, especially women. What should be a joyous occasion becomes so much work that you can't even enjoy it. It becomes yet another thing you have to do.

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Wedding-Day Checklist: Important Things to Do and Have on Your Wedding Day

Wedding-Day Checklist: Important Things to Do and Have on Your Wedding Day

Even if it takes a little extra time on the morning of your wedding, there are things you can do to ensure that your wedding goes more smoothly. You'll be glad you considered these things once the ceremony starts, and then you can let the joy of getting married carry you through the night.

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