Wedding Guest Savings - WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco

Wedding Guest Savings

Posted: Updated:

June kicks off wedding season and while we all love to share special moments with friends and family, those celebrations can get pricey. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez shares some tips to keep wedding costs down.

WSVN -- Andrea Woroch: "I went to over 12 weddings in the last two years."

Andrea Woroch knows the pain of getting invited to a lot of weddings.

Andrea Woroch: "It can be a huge budget blunder if you don't prepare properly."

She has taken her experiences and come up with some creative ways to help you save this wedding season.

First, decide which weddings are a priority.

Andrea Woroch: "If you have a lot of weddings coming up, you don't have to go to all of them. You can politely decline."

If you go, Andrea says the hotel rate the bride and groom worked out may not be the best option. So check sites like VRBO.com for great deals on condos.

Andrea Woroch: "Get a bunch of different friends or maybe other family members together to stay and save on that accommodation."

You can save on your outfit too. Check sites like rent the Runway.com or consignment shopping.

Andrea Woroch: "You can find gently used bridesmaid dresses that look new. Lots of gowns and dresses that women maybe only wore once."

There are easy ways to save on the gift too.

Andrea Woroch: "Using discount gift cards to help you save on the total cost of the gift. At GiftCardGranny.com, you can find gift cards for popular stores that people register for."

Wrap it all up with supplies from the dollar store.

Andrea Woroch: "I don't think people think of saving money when it comes to going to a wedding."

With just a little research and planning you can avoid the stress and enjoy these special moments with your loved ones.

For More Information:

http://www.andreaworoch.com/

  • Help Me HowardMore>>

  • Can't Play in Park

    Can't Play in Park

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:32 GMT
    "Let's go to the park and play." Sounds like fun for a kid, unless they are told they have to pay to play in the park. Why? It's why one South Florida parent called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    "Let's go to the park and play." Sounds like fun for a kid, unless they are told they have to pay to play in the park. Why? It's why one South Florida parent called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Lifetime Lease

    Lifetime Lease

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:54:55 GMT
    25 years ago they signed a lifetime lease that would only allow their rent to go up $3 a month each year for the rest of their life, then the park owner said, 'Forget it, the leases have expired.' Can a lifetime lease expire? It's why one man called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    25 years ago they signed a lifetime lease that would only allow their rent to go up $3 a month each year for the rest of their life, then the park owner said, 'Forget it, the leases have expired.' Can a lifetime lease expire? It's why one man called Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Won't Return Deposit

    Won't Return Deposit

    Monday, August 25 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 02:50:54 GMT
    It's a non-profit organization, created 100 years ago when they said they were a club for people of color. Today their mission has not changed, helping people across Broward County. But recently, they needed help to avoid losing a grant to buy a new bus and so they turned to Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
    It's a non-profit organization, created 100 years ago when they said they were a club for people of color. Today their mission has not changed, helping people across Broward County. But recently, they needed help to avoid losing a grant to buy a new bus and so they turned to Help Me Howard with Patrick Fraser.
  • Carmel on the CaseMore>>

  • New York rescue that got dogs from Miami-Dade shut down amid health concerns

    New York rescue that got dogs from Miami-Dade shut down amid health concerns

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:03:35 GMT
    A rescue organization in New York state has been closed by authorities based on claims it sold sick dogs. 7News has learned that for years, Miami-Dade Animal Services sent dogs to that rescue facility despite complaints from animal advocates. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
    A rescue organization in New York state has been closed by authorities based on claims it sold sick dogs. 7News has learned that for years, Miami-Dade Animal Services sent dogs to that rescue facility despite complaints from animal advocates. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is On the Case.
  • Escort service busted from within

    Escort service busted from within

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:58:40 GMT
    34-year-old Joshua Rubenstein and 58-year-old Doug Juiffre34-year-old Joshua Rubenstein and 58-year-old Doug Juiffre
    Two South Florida men are locked up tonight, arrested in connection with the operation of an escort service, and just one reporter was there from the beginning of a case that could be the first of its kind. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the exclusive.
    Two South Florida men are locked up tonight, arrested in connection with the operation of an escort service, and just one reporter was there from the beginning of a case that could be the first of its kind. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero with the exclusive.
  • Bad Romance: Criminal Casanova Arrested

    Bad Romance: Criminal Casanova Arrested

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:54:12 GMT
    Frank Amanti Frank Amanti
    Two women say they've been used by a seasoned South Florida felon known for breaking hearts and the law. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is on the case.
    Two women say they've been used by a seasoned South Florida felon known for breaking hearts and the law. Investigative reporter Carmel Cafiero is on the case.
  • Medical ReportsMore>>

  • Kylie Can Hear

    Kylie Can Hear

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:33:01 GMT
    A little girl never heard her parents voices or her dog bark until a life-changing surgery. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how technology is making sure Kylie can hear.
    A little girl never heard her parents voices or her dog bark until a life-changing surgery. 7's Christine Cruz shows us how technology is making sure Kylie can hear.
  • Busting Bacteria

    Busting Bacteria

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:52:25 GMT
    "Superbug" infections are on the rise in U.S. hospitals and health care facilities. The antibiotic-resistant bugs are hard to treat and can lead to death, which is why some companies are coming up with new solutions to stop the spread of these dangerous infections. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how one local dentist's office is "Busting Bacteria" with a light.
    "Superbug" infections are on the rise in U.S. hospitals and health care facilities. The antibiotic-resistant bugs are hard to treat and can lead to death, which is why some companies are coming up with new solutions to stop the spread of these dangerous infections. 7's Diana Diaz shows us how one local dentist's office is "Busting Bacteria" with a light.
  • Seafood Solution

    Seafood Solution

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:35:55 GMT
    ChitinChitin
    You may suffer from the occasional upset stomach but for millions, stomach troubles are a chronic, painful condition. But a cure could be found in the catch of the day. 7's Alexis Rivera has more on a possible seafood solution.
    You may suffer from the occasional upset stomach but for millions, stomach troubles are a chronic, painful condition. But a cure could be found in the catch of the day. 7's Alexis Rivera has more on a possible seafood solution.
  • Money MondaysMore>>

  • Finances and a Move

    Finances and a Move

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:55:58 GMT
    Moving is a very busy time whether you're headed across town or across the country. One forgotten bill can have a major impact on your credit. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez shares some tips to help protect your credit before, during and after that move.
    Moving is a very busy time whether you're headed across town or across the country. One forgotten bill can have a major impact on your credit. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez shares some tips to help protect your credit before, during and after that move.
  • Online Account Safety

    Online Account Safety

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:33:11 GMT
    It seems like every time we turn around there's news of yet another breach or hack of a major website with warnings to change your passwords. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez has tips from the experts that will help you protect your online accounts.
    It seems like every time we turn around there's news of yet another breach or hack of a major website with warnings to change your passwords. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez has tips from the experts that will help you protect your online accounts.
  • Divorce and Credit

    Divorce and Credit

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:02:34 GMT
    Nobody wants to get divorced, but if your marriage is falling apart, there are things you need to do to protect your finances. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez shares some tips to keep your credit intact while making the split.
    Nobody wants to get divorced, but if your marriage is falling apart, there are things you need to do to protect your finances. In tonight's Money Monday, Lynn Martinez shares some tips to keep your credit intact while making the split.
Powered by WorldNow

WSVN-TV
Sunbeam Television Corp
1401 79th Street Causeway
Miami, FL 33141

Switchboard: (305) 751-6692
Newsroom: (305) 795-2777

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSVN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.