“With it finally feeling like summer, June brings celebrations for dads and grads and also ushers in wedding season! A recent survey by coupon site RetailMeNot.ca revealed Canadians spend an average total of $776 on gifts for wedding related events such as showers, engagement parties and the actual ceremony. And that’s just one wedding! To keep spending in check Sandra Hanna, co-founder of the Smart Cookies has put together some savvy spending tips for wedding season. Her top tip?
Stretch your dollars with a group gift – Looking to deliver a grandiose gift on a budget? Get a group of like-minded friends and family together and pool your resources to get a big ticket item the couple will love! Sites like shareagift.com make this easy to organize. It lets you select a group gift and pay separately while emailing gentle reminders to those who agreed to contribute so you’re not chasing down the cash. To save some additional dough, make sure you do a search on the coupon site RetailMeNot.ca for a promo code which can really add up on those big ticket items.
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