Post # 1
I’m curious to know how you’re keeping track of your wedding spending and what you like/don’t like about the tool?
I’m using Wedding Wire’s budget tool to keep track of our wedding spending. It’s free, easy to use, customizable and you can easily keep track of who pays for what (which is super handy when parents are giving you money, but not all at the same time!). I don’t like the mobile app – it’s very “clunky” and not as easy to use as the online mode.
It also turns out that I just like budgeting! I hope it spills over into real life!
Post # 3
I used the smartbride.com free budgeting tool. It’s basically just an excel document with some equations and titles already in it.
To be honest, I only used it at the start when we were looking at doing an expensive wedding. We got sick of the final number looking so big, so we just did a cheap wedding without keeping track of the costs, then added it up at the end.
Post # 4
I use the knot for EVERYTHING. My budget, guest lists, seating charts, etc. are all on the knot.
Post # 5
I just put a spreadsheet together on Google Drive (which I can access from any computer and my phone). I found most of the tools out there were too cluttered with stuff that I didn’t need.
Post # 6
@jordyanna: i made my own spreadsheet in excel
Post # 7
Wedding Wire, but I’m thinking of creating my own in Google Drive when I have a free evening.
Post # 8
Using the wedding budget tool on weddingwire.. i listed off everything i need to purchase, broken down [not just like decor, but every single item], and as i purchase that item I mark it paid.
Post # 9
I used a spreadsheet on Google Docs. It was great. Darling Husband could also access it if he wanted to (but he didn’t, LOL).
Post # 10
I made a spreadsheet in Excel, which I could upload to Google Drive, but I usually have my laptop with me and no one else needs to add things to it.
Post # 11
@FionnaCake: +1 this. And can I just say how much I LOVE your username and profile pic 😀 yay for AT lovers!
Post # 12
I used wedding wire but I find an excel spreadsheet works better for me. It’s easier just to pop open and update. I don’t have to log into a website. Adding lines is really easy. I really don’t have much need to access it on the go either.
And my excel spreadsheet is quite lengthy and active.
Post # 13
I used a spreadsheet I made myself. It’s pretty detailed!