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Last Minute Valentine's Day Financial Tips

Feb 13, 2014

More than 80% of dating couples and close to 85% of married couples said their expectations for a Valentine's Day gift had decreased over the course of their relationship, according to new data from SmartAsset.

Yet and still 36% of women still prefer to receive jewelry and about 55% will spend $50 or more to mark the day, according to a survey by Toluna QuickSurveys.

"Money is too often the central cause of break-ups and friction within a relationship," says Eleanor Blayney, a [CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional]. "It's time to rethink the roles of money and love and consider how the two can be partners rather than perpetual antagonists." Read more >

MainStreet
Juliette Fairley
February 13, 2014

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