Money For Wedding Gifts.
The amount of money spent on the wedding gifts is influenced by many factors. The closeness with the invitees, the venue, the guests of the wedding and more importantly your budget. Even the fact that is wedding is taking place in the town itself or outstation has to be considered. As if the wedding is at a distance place then you will even have to include the traveling fares in your budget. In such a case, the inclination is buying the gift only for the bridal shower. However if the wedding happens to take place in the town itself then there is a possibility that a wedding gift will be picked up along with the bridal shower.
A friend, relative, colleague, family member or an acquaintance in what so ever shoes you will attend the wedding, make sure that you zero down on what will be the best option given your budget for the same. It is very important to consider the financial aspects while traveling outstation for the wedding ceremony or the wedding gift money will be hard on your pocket then.
To do this, ask yourself that what you think will be a fair amount to spend on the wedding gift. In order to estimate the wedding gift money you will need to take into account many factors.
1. Try to speculate about the dinner course as it is considered that a gift that is twice the cost of the meal is an ideal gift. This may not look good to some readers but then for those who are very practical this is the right approach.
2. Another thing is to utilize the entire available resources, do not think as to should I or should I not, pour in the gift whatever money you can afford to spend.
3. The prospective money that you will spend for the wedding gift also depends on whether you are alone or accompanied by someone. Categorize the spending in following ways, how much to spend if attending alone, how much if attending as a couple and how much if attending with the entire family.
Apart from the above mentioned things for the people who are associated closely with the wedding that is taking place, for them there is an additional work. If you are a close associate means you surely must have spend for the gift during the engagement too. Therefore, now it is important for you to take into account the entire wedding gift expense i.e. the engagement gift and the wedding gift.