Attending weddings can be a reallllllllly expensive affair.  How do you politely decline when you’ve invited to an expensive wedding which you can’t afford to attend?

Let’s leave out destination weddings for now, since the cost of your airfare and accommodation for such events will probably bust …It is no secret that wedding costs are huge for the couple (Singaporean couples spend $40k – $60k on theirs), but there’s lesser talk about how expensive it can be for the guests as well. With most couples getting married in their 20s to early 30s, this usually means that many of your peers will be sending you their wedding invitations when you’re fresh out of college with a huge student debt, or when you’re trying to save up for your own impending wedding or house.