With the average American wedding costing nearly $30,000, we have to ask ourselves if there is a better way to use our dollars for the big day. Sure, your wedding is a very important day, but you shouldn’t be paying it down for the rest of life either. We wanted to take a look at where the money goes in a wedding a budget, and then explore ways to being those costs down. We even consulted Durango for some extra-thrifty knot-tying tips. Click on the graphic to see the full size image.