15 ways to save big on your dream wedding

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    By Maryalene LaPonsie/MoneyTalksNews

    No blowout is bigger than your wedding day. So when the opportunity presents itself, many of us want to go all out on the day we'll never forget.

    But increasingly, those big dreams require us to have even larger wallets. Couples shelled out an average of $32,641 on weddings in 2015, according to The Knot.

    No matter how you slice it, the cost of getting hitched is soaring.

    Instead of spending a small fortune on your nuptials, check out these 15 tips that can help you pare down the bill. That way, you can spend your money on something that lasts more than a day.