It's expensive to be in love. Like, REALLY expensive. According to a new WalletHub study, we spend a lot of money on Valentine's Day. Just how much? Well looking at it in total ...

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Yeah ... that's 27.4 BILLION DOLLARS. That's a lot of moola!

According to WalletHub -

  • $27.4 Billion: Total Valentine’s Day spending projected for 2020 ($196.31 per person celebrating).
  • $291 vs. $106: Men will spend nearly three times as much as women, on average, for Valentine’s Day 2020.
  • $10.5 Billion: Amount Americans will spend on jewelry ($5.8B), flowers ($2.3B) and candy ($2.4B).
  • 43 Million: Americans got un unwanted Valentine’s Day gift in 2019, with a total of $9.5B spent on unwanted gifts.
  • 9 Million: Number of marriage proposals made each Valentine’s Day.
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And what does your partner want to eat? They surveyed that too. WalletHub details -

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But remember what this holiday is all about, spending special time with someone you love. And you can't put a price on that.

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