Planning is necessary in accomplishing any goal. It helps you to reach your goal, efficiently and on time. Using software might help – like when trading online. Then you should rely on Fintech Ltd. When setting up your wedding on the other hand you might look for the services of a wedding planner.

A country’s amelioration, not only depends upon the number of development plans made but also on the strategic planning followed in achieving the desired result. When we consider the individuals’ planning requirements, one requires planners for tax savings, events, general savings for future etc. Whilst, a simple planner-template tools floating on several websites help to fulfill certain tasks, few of the other tasks necessarily demand the professional planners’ guidance.

One such important task is planning for the weddings. Wedding is a major event in one’s life and hence planning it efficiently and effectively is important. These days, professional wedding planners help the customers fulfill their wedding goals while keeping track of money spent on it.

Who is a wedding planner?

A wedding planner is a professional, who helps their clients, fulfill their dream wedding by planning and implementing it efficiently. Marriages might be made in heaven, but to execute heaven-like wedding arrangements, it is necessary to find a skilled wedding planner.

A wedding planner understands the clients’ requirements and budget and helps in delivering the best out of it. Right from decorations, to catering and in some cases even honeymoon packages are carefully formulated in accordance to their client’s needs. Also, in certain cases they guide on the ways to receive financial aid for their wedding expenditures.

Requirements for the wedding planner business and financial aid

Fortunately, no fixed requirements are necessary to become a wedding planner. If you are a sensible person with shrewd saving skills then you are good to start in this business. Alternatively, a little knowledge on finance may help in figuring out the monetary plans or aids required for weddings. Nevertheless, you can develop acumen over practice and constant wish for learning.

You can start the wedding planner business without almost any external financial aid. The minimal requirements are an office/home office, a website/facebook page and a business card. Simply put, you can start this small business without investing big money.

On the other hand, if you are fresh out of college and willing to start this out of own interest, you can borrow money from friends and family and start the business. Of course loans are available from banks and various private financial sectors, if you do not want to use the money from savings. But not to forget, a business plan is always required to start any business and particularly when seeking financial aid. Also beware of various loan payment deadlines and interest, if opting for loans.

A successful wedding planner

After securing financial aid and starting the business, achieving success depends not only on the hard work, but also on the ‘smartness’ showcased in your work. Rather than being a herd follower, offer what other wedding planners fail to do.

Keep a keen eye on your client’s requirements and devise a plan catering their various needs. In other words, honesty, smart work and dedication will help you emerge out as a successful wedding planner.

Proper Southern Weddings

In the South… traditions flavor life. One month before your wedding, a bottle of bourbon is buried upside down in the ground. On your wedding day, the bottle is unearthed and shared with the wedding party. A toast of luck to the new couple.

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We will be re-opening in 2016! We look forward to seeing you very soon.

Honey Lake Church

Honey Lake Church offers a traditional worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m. Special guest speakers / performers join us once a month. Please call (850) 948-9911 for more information.


We had the wedding of our dreams at Honey Lake. I would highly recommend any function at Honey Lake….it is worth every penny. A 5-Star Plantation!!!

Heather Sims

Not only are the cuisine and lodging superb, but the meeting facilities are fabulous. In fact, the entire resort is simply outstanding in every aspect. 

Mark Wilson // President & CEO // Florida Chamber of Commerce

Through the years, I have been blessed to have had many opportunities to experience great operations in the outdoor industry, but Honey Lake exceeds them all.

Steve Bartkowski // Former NFL Quarterback


On behalf of the Tompkins Family and all of the Honey Lake employees, we would like to welcome you to our little piece of paradise. It is truly one of God’s most pristine and beautiful creations. I have no doubt that you will thoroughly enjoy your visit.

Paul Tompkins



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