This year is a tough one for many, especially when it comes to the holidays, and Valentine’s Day is no different. Even though it gets a bad rap as one of “those commercial” holidays, you still can’t deny giving and receiving presents with your significant other is rather fun and often expected. Here are some great ideas for having an enjoyable, yet frugal Valentine’s Day from our personal finance blogging friends around the Web. Also, included is a PF blog post that gives you 100 Ways to Save $1000 in one day that should help you save quite a bit for next year’s Valentine!
7 Tips for a Frugal Valentine’s Day: Moderation is key all year long when you’re on a budget and holidays are no exception, even Valentine’s Day. On this day, when you’re supposed to express your love for loved ones with candy, flowers and jewelry, you can still be frugal and live up to expectations. Here’s 7 tips on how to do it.
Save Money This Valentine’s Day by Having a Nice Romantic Meal at Home: Tough days are upon us and Valentine’s Day promises no break, so how do you save money and still celebrate? Plan an inexpensive, yet romantic dinner for two.
7 Green Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Girlfriend Will Love: A must-read for all you eco-conscious types—includes 7 great gift ideas that won’t harm the environment and delight your girl at the same time.
The Top 10 Ways to Woo on Budget (or perhaps ever?): For those who are at a loss both idea-wise and budget-wise about what the heck to give your significant other, this Top 10 lists offers some rather unusual and clever ideas for facing Valentine’s Day with financial confidence.
Save Money and Still Show Love on Valentine’s Day: Gives terrific suggestions to take the pressure off on this love day and do something out of ordinary, or even better something that doesn’t cost a cent.
100 Ways to Save $1000 in 1 Day: Change your habits and save a bundle with a hugely helpful list of 100 incredible money saving tips for every part of your life from insurance to health and fitness. With the money you save, you can get your love a sweet Valentine’s Day gift next year.
Here’s my Valentine’s gift to those of you who haven’t filed your taxes yet… H & R Block is having a HUGE V-Day Celebration by offering special pricing on all of their online tax filing products. “What’s not to love?”