From the category archives:

Wedding Contracts

Choice #1: Co-create a contract covering all important elements for both parties to the agreement. Most reputable vendors want a clear understanding though their contracts are purposely written to cover their personal interests. Smart Wedding Contracts shows brides how to easily create written agreements that cover her assets and that honest vendors will also sign. […]

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There is no real way to make wedding contracts “pretty” or fun, but like root canals, and income taxes, they are a necessary part of life.  You can wing your way through the process gambling that you have covered your interests, or you can follow a tried and proven method of getting the most for […]

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A truly comprehensive wedding vendor contract can seem as long as a novel and as difficult to understand as a foreign language. But as I’ve explained in the past, wedding vendor contracts are a non-negotiable part of wedding planning meant to protect both a couple and their service providers. So let’s say that there’s a […]

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Handing over cash when you’re paying deposits and settling up with wedding vendors can initially seem like a great idea. You’re using money you have readily available… you won’t have to worry about a bill coming in the mail in a month… and it’s really easy to stick to your budget. BUT have you considered […]

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Firing a wedding vendor is sometimes necessary, even if it means losing your deposit. Knowing you’re not getting that money back can be painful, but it’s a lot less painful than having a vital vendor not show up on the big day. How do you know when it’s time to sever your relationship with a […]

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The quickie answer is that yes, a bride and groom need to have wedding vendor contracts from each and every professional they hire. No matter how trustworthy a wedding vendor seems, a couple should never accept verbal assurances that services will be rendered. Not, I should stress, because those vendors are necessarily out to scam […]

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