Weddings last for a day, but the bill for the ceremony could stick around for well into the marriage. If you don’t get a handle on your budget, the costs for your ceremony can easily spiral out of control. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. With a few simple tricks, you can keep your wedding budget in check without sacrificing the things that mean the most to you. One of the best places to start is with your venue. Go for a place that has an in-house catering crew and planning team so you don’t have to spend extra for outside services, and consider having your wedding outside of peak times. Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, IL offers even more advice for planning a budget-friendly wedding in this infographic. Please pass on these useful tips to brides-to-be everywhere.