It used to be that wedding planners were considered as something that only rich people hired. Then, when the economy was doing well a lot of wedding experts started behaving as though EVERYONE and EVERY wedding had to have a professional wedding planner. This week in our Ask the Expert column, we give an honest assessment of whether or not you need a wedding planner.

Do you have a burning wedding related question? Have you seen the Ask the Expert section on the Wedding Resource Guide? We may have already answered it for you! If not, submit it on the page and we'll send you a personal response and add it to the archives for other brides and grooms!

Will you be hiring a planner? Let us know in the comments below!