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1,031 people respond: How they spent money on Valentine’s Day

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[Update: Check out Slide #5. It’s hilarious how the percentage of men and women who bought “intimate apparel” is…equal.]

A few days ago, I asked you how much you spent on Valentine’s Day. With 1,031 responses, here’s the analysis (RSS readers, click here to see the slides).

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See my other survey results about money here.

As usual, thanks to Rob from FindABetterBank (give it a shot and see how your bank compares).

If you have any particular data you want to see in upcoming analyses, leave a comment here with an interesting idea. Dumb ideas will be mocked.


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  1. Just FYI, your link to FindABetterBank points right back to you.

  2. Great survey, Ramit. Interesting results. So is there anything to take away from this? You got a take on the results?

  3. Good stuff. I’m a little disappointed that so few women buy flowers for their significant others. What happened to gender equality?

  4. $6 for cards? That seems excessive – what kind of card costs $6?

  5. I initially spent 26 bucks on a manny and a peddy. I found $1225.00 in the parking lot of the nail salon and spent another $200 on flowers and dinner. 🙂

  6. It is Valentine’s Day; all one is looking forward to, is an over the top romantic date, dinner and a gift to cherish. So, think of a particular type of gift, which she enjoys. Or, try to understand why she enjoys a certain gift.

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  8. Valentines is really a special day and mine was also very special in feb 14, 2014. Great day to walk along the valentine and spend quality time and proposed for marriage. 🙂

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