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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Customers choose cards and gifts at Walgreen's on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2014 in New York City. People made last-minute purchases for loved ones and special friends. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

This survey finds there’s no reason to shell out big bucks on a Valentine’s Day gift.

  • A new survey by Debt.com finds that 67% of people think it’s at least somewhat important to celebrate Valentine’s Day
  • 48% of those celebrating said they wouldn’t care if their S.O. didn’t spend a dime on the holiday
  • 44% of people say they only expect a gift that costs $50 or less, while 7% want something costing more than $50, and 1% want something that sets their partner back $100 or more

There’s no doubt there will be plenty of women getting some fancy jewelry and gifts today for Valentine’s Day, and while nobody is going to turn down a great gift, it seems fellas probably didn’t have to shell out all that money to make their significant other happy.

A new survey by Debt.com finds that while 67% of people think it is at least somewhat important to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it doesn’t necessarily have to be in a big way. In fact, 48% of those celebrating say they wouldn’t care if their S.O. didn’t spend a dime on the holiday. If they are going to spend money, 44% of people say they only expect a gift that costs $50 or less, while only 7% want something costing more than $50, and 1% want something that sets their partner back $100 or more.

The truth is, Valentine’s Day isn’t about the money for most people. The survey finds that 89% of people don’t want a partner to take on more debt to get them a gift, with most people saying they don’t need money to have a good Valentine’s Day.

 

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