Saving for a wedding instead of paying off debt may not seem like a sound approach, but the goal it provides may set the couple up for a sound financial future anyway.

Saving $25,000 for a wedding while carrying $35,000 in consumer and student debt may not seem like the most prudent approach; it is tempting to suggest they not have such an expensive wedding and focus on their debt repayment.

However; the plan is provides the couple with a goal that is motivation for them to budget accordingly and, hopefully, the habits they develop continue beyond their wedding date and set them up for a financially secure future.

What do you think of their plan and their budgeting strategy?

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