Getting married? These wedding costs can trip you up

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    By Brian O'Connell/MainStreet

    It's only late January -- hardly prime time for wedding season.

    But February, after all, is National Wedding Month (believe it or not), and for loving couples, that means it's already planning time for nuptials for April, May, June and beyond.

    One barrier for any happy couple is the appearance of those unexpected costs that can derail the most meticulous wedding budget.

    We say "unexpected" for a reason. Expected costs -- high rental facilities or costly flights overseas for the honeymoon -- won't really surprise you. But other costs will, say wedding industry gurus.

    Let's walk down the aisle together and examine the most unexpected costs that will throw your wedding budget out of whack.