Congratulations! You’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. It’s now time to start preparing for your future together.
While your finances may not be the first thing you think about, it pays to do some planning before you dive into the preparations for your big day.
Wedding expenses can add up fast and having a clear plan in place can help to reduce the impact on your bank account. But it’s important to look beyond your wedding day too — how will you deal with your money as a married couple?
From budgeting and paying for your wedding to sorting your post-marriage finances, we’re here to help you understand and manage your money — so you can achieve your financial happily-ever-after.
Learn more about how you can budget for your wedding day and avoid creating a mountain of debt at the start of your life together.
Create a wedding budget
Budget Planner - a great tool to track what you are going to spend money on, for your big day.
Savings Plan calculator- calculate how quickly you can get to your wedding budget goals.
What does a wedding cost?– information to help you cut the cost of weddings.
Getting married information – a great source of information with lots of handy tips and tools.
Updating important documents and policies after you are married
Superannuation nominations - you may want to change your nominated beneficiaries list in your superannuation policy. You will need to contact your super fund directly to do this.
Births, Deaths and Marriages – if you are interested in changing your name, apply to your state or territory based department.
Find help and support
Seek financial advice - speak with a licensed financial adviser.
Review your state-based Births, Deaths and Marriage departments for useful wedding information.