Wedding Budget and Expenses | wedding assistant planning checklist

By: Wedding Assistant  06-Dec-2011

Manage expenses and budget, vendor list and contacts and create reports.

A wedding is an expensive event, no doubt about it. Wedding Assistant can help you save on expenses by keeping track on your budget and payments.

Building your budget system in Wedding Assistant is a great feature. Start from scratch or use wedding assistant’s pre-defined budget accounts.

How do I save money with Wedding Assistant?

Wedding Assistant’s money management system records all of you financial activities, so you always know where things are.

When you do the following, you will not waste extra expenses:

  1. Facitlies
    before you start, try to decide what you need for your wedding, and for which event. You can connect those facilities to expenses.
  2. Define your budget
    this option allows you to be up to date with your limits. You determine the sum amount you would like to spend for each category. Wedding Assistant offers a complete list of budget accounts to choose from. With a simple drag and drop, you can easily build your budget.
  3. Manage your vendors
    all of your servie providers? contact information is managed in the vendor section. Every expense is directly connected to a vendor.
  4. Expenses are as detailed as possible
    you can add taxes, define multiple payments, and assign the expense to budget accounts. When actual expenses are linked to budget items, the Budget vs. Expenses report can show you if you are within your budget limit and see where you stand financially.

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