According to statistics, weddings are a $4 billion per year industry in Canada. The average cost of a wedding has an equivalent price tag to a reasonably priced economy car. This means many new couplesend up starting their married lives in debt, which can cause undue stress and strain on the marriage.

Whether you’ve already popped the question or you’re getting ready to propose, this helpful Wedding Infographic from Consolidated Credit details the real cost of a wedding in Canada so you can have a better idea of what you’ll spend by the time you get to the altar. We also provide tips that can help you cut wedding costs so you can start your new life without a mountain of debt.