Valentines Day Spending


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In about the past 100 years is when people started buying gifts for the people they love on Valentine’s Day. Just in the past 20 years people across the world have spent trillions of dollars on gifts for eachother.

Haley Elliott says she spends a lot of money on candy to buy for herself and does not spend money on other people.

The most common bought gift for Valentine’s day are flowers, specifically roses. For 2018 its predicted that Americans will spend at least 15 billion dollars just on flowers and just a little less on candy.

¨I make money on Valentines Day because I have to work instead of celebrating,¨ said Hunter Chapin

The most commonly bought candy on Valentine’s day are Reese Cups and Snickers. The ABC News says about 13 billion dollars are to be spent on candy.

Money Crashers suggest that you can cook at home to save money or eat out earlier in the week before the official holiday. They also suggest that you make your significant other their gifts instead of buying something expensive and not as meaningful. Many women say they would be just as happy if they received a handmade gift just as much as if it were bought.

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