Some people love it and some people hate but the numbers don't lie, Valentine's day rakes in the money. And it also rakes in the marriage proposals too !According to WalletHub, over 9 million marriage proposals are made on Valentine's Day. And if you think about it, if you're going to do Valentine's you better do it right! WalletHub released some Valentine's Day spending facts with their "Best Places For Valentine's Day"  report.

Here's how it breaks down:

  • $19.6B: Total Valentine’s Day spending projected for 2018 ($143.56 per person celebrating).
  • $191 vs. $99: Men plan to spend nearly twice as much as women, on average, for Valentine’s Day 2018.
  • $8.5 Billion: Amount Americans will spend on jewelry ($4.7B), flowers ($2B) and candy ($1.8B).

Those are just some of the highlight, here's a full break down from WalletHub!


Source: WalletHub

Where do you fall on this chart? Are you celebrating the holiday or do you think it's overrated?

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