What are the Average Costs of Being in a Relationship?

February is a month to celebrate love and relationships. While many couples commit to spending time with their significant other, they also are committing to spending money. In fact, 7 in 10 (69 percent) of Americans say they spend more money while in a relationship versus when they are single according to a 2015 survey in partnership with the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and the love and relationship website This is true for men at 71 percent compared to women at 58 percent. Are you a romantic spender? Read more on the survey and explore your financial motivations with the LifeValues Quiz for spouses and partners.

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