Women Only Spend $49 On Valentine’s Day??

Valentine’s Day is here and The National Retail Federation (NRF) says Americans will spend nearly $17.3 billion on Valentine’s Day this year.  The average guy expected to shell out about $108.38, according to a survey commissioned by the organization. Women say they’ll spend about half that amount at around $49.41 (On second thought women, I’ll just skip the Russell Stover- thanks anyway)  (source www.nrf.com) It’s true that Valentine’s Day gift giving is predominately led by men and what they spend on this holiday.   If you are trying to save some money this year, I figured it would be a good idea to provide you a few tips to still make the holiday fun without breaking the bank.    Apparently, women only need to spend $49.41 to keep the relationship going and men you need to be prepared to spend a Benjamin on the holiday.   Although somehow I think you’ll be spending a lot more especially if you add in a dinner. ...

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Is Your Relationship Worth $168?

Valentine’s Day is here and The National Retail Federation (NRF) says Americans will spend nearly $18 billion on Valentine’s Day this year.  The average guy expected to shell out about $168, according to a survey commissioned by the organization. Women say they’ll spend about half that amount at around $85.  (source www.nrf.com) Valentine’s can be such a difficult holiday because you never know how much money you should spend or you don’t always know what the right thing do is for that special someone in your life.    I think it goes without saying that your relationship is worth much more than $168, but know that whether you spend more or less than that amount won’t matter as much as how much of your heart you put into the gift. If you are thinking about saving money, here are five small money saving Valentine’s Day tips I have: Buy roses in a color other than RED! It’s a Tuesday, so bring ...

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