The Day of Love: By the Numbers [Infographic]

Guys fromLendingTree.com think that “this Valentine’s Day it looks like many of us will be spending a bit more than last year, according to data from the National Retail Federation.”

Another Valentine’s Day infographic. Have you already checked yesterday’s one – Americans & Valentine’s Day – How They’re Loving. If not, do it right now. And what about this one?! Guys from LendingTree.com think that “this Valentine’s Day it looks like many of us will be spending a bit more than last year, according to data from the National Retail Federation.”

“With the average Valentine’s Day expenditure for 25-34 year olds at $472.25, that got us to thinking. How would that money add up if you divided it over a year – and then kept on adding the $40 a month to your mortgage payments? Turns out the interest savings would shed up to 2 years off of a $250,000 mortgage with a rate of 5%!” So, check the infographic below. [via Lending Tree]

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