We recently had a young lady who is engaged tell us that last Valentine’s Day her fiancé spent $200 dollars on Valentine’s gifts and she baked him a plate of cookies… Awkward! The truth of the matter is that this type of situation happens all the time. They say, “money can’t buy love”, but it seems that’s exactly what we try to do each year when Valentine’s Day comes around. We’re not talking about a few greeting cards or chocolates here and there, either. Valentine’s Day has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. That’s right, billion. Valentine’s Day can be a Spender’s dream or a Saver’s nightmare.
Here are three tips on how to have a great Valentine’s Day and keep the romantic day intact:
- Make Valentine’s Day a team effort. – Money surprises are the worst surprises of all – especially when it comes to gift giving. Each of you, come up with an amount [more…]
- Remember to think of your spouse’s Money Personality. – For the Savers out there, a plate of cookies is [more…]
- Be creative. – There are a lot of couples for whom finances are tight. Work on your creativity and do something romantic that will [more…]
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The Money Couple
Scott & Bethany Palmer