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It's wedding season! Let us help take away the stress

July 6, 2012 at 4:41 PM ET

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Weddings don't have to be stressful. It just takes some planning ... and compromise.

Are you getting married this year or know somebody who is? The average cost of an American wedding is about $27,000 – and that doesn’t even include the cost of the honeymoon! 

Weddings should be –and usually are – blessed days of family, friends and fun. But they can often lead to stress and financial headaches. There's just so many questions.

What's the appropriate gift to give someone in their 20s? Or what about a second marriage gift? Is cash always preferred? How do I even begin making a budget? 

Do you have a questions about wedding finances? Or do you need advice on how to keep costs down? Send in your questions to TODAY.com  (use Wedding Advice in the subject field) and we may air it Wednesday, July 11, on TODAY. Please include your name and hometown along with your question. And if you Skype, let us know. Maybe we'll put your Skype question on air! 

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