Post # 46
- Wedding: April 2016 - Manhattan, NY
Saving up money is always a good idea, and I see nothing wrong with calling it a wedding account. A lot of my family members believe in the law of attraction and speaking of things as though they are so. It’s funny because in elementary school, we had to write an autobiography and one of my sections included what I wanted for my future. I remember talking about plenty of things, but specifically wanting to be married at 25 and even described the kind of man I wanted, and wouldn’t you know that I did
marry that man just after my 25th birthday? I see nothing wrong with setting aside funds for that specific purpose. Of course you can always change your mind and use them for something else, but the point is you’ll still have the funds set aside.
Post # 47
every person should do this imo. It’s win win. If marriage doesn’t come as soon as you thought then you have extra savings. If it does then your financially prepared and can go into marriage debt free
Post # 48
No, it’s not weird. This is litterally how people who pay cash for big expenses do it. You have to look forward in life and think about the expenses that will likely come up and save for them. For example, you wouldn’t start saving for a car the year you decide you need one, right? (Well, you would if you’re one of those people who assumes that a car loan is standard.) You start well before you actually need a new car, and then you pay cash when the time comes.
Similar idea with a house. Why not with a wedding? It’s certainly as expnesive as a car!
Post # 49
I really don’t see the harm, if it is something you truly want. I knew that weddings were expensive, but I’m still blown away by how much ours cost. And it was still ~”average.”
Post # 50
I think it’s a great idea! You most likely will be getting married someday, so saving up is smart. I have an online money market account through emigrantdirect.com and it allows you to create different categories for your savings account.
Post # 51
Just set up a normal savings account & don’t tell anyone what it is for. definitely dont tell a potential date.
Post # 52
Saving is good. I wouldnt tell any future boyfreinds about your secret wedding fund though tbh. xo
Post # 53
That’s really strange. Wait until you’re in a serious relationship to start saving.
Post # 54
This thread is 2 years old. OP is gone and it’s a zombie thread. Please pay attention to the dates of threads you post on.