Weekly Shout Outs: Valentine’s Day Edition

Valentine's DayValentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether this is a holiday you love or hate, you don’t want to leave your loved one in the cold. So what can you do if you want to make your loved one feel special without breaking the bank? Take a look at the articles below! There a plenty of budget-friendly ways to spend Valentine’s Day this year if you get a little creative.

Valentine’s Day Shopping on a Budget (Modest Money)
Have some big financial goals to save for? So does Modest Money. That’s why he’s sharing ways to plan a special day that won’t interfere with your savings.

13 Inexpensive and Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas (Money Under 30)
Are you looking for something truly unique? Money Under 30 lists over a dozen gifts that are sure to please – both your partner and your checkbook.

It Took $15 to Fall in Love (Our Freaking Budget)
Our Freaking Budget shares their love story in the spirit of the holiday – and to remind us that you don’t have to go into debt to be with your soul mate.

4 Valentine’s Day Ideas (That You’ll Actually Want to Do) (The Daily Muse)
Whether Valentine’s Day is not your thing or you’re looking for something different, don’t miss The Daily Muse’s post. Great ideas you’ll want to do!

7 Ways to Save on Valentine’s Day Flowers (Money Talks News)
If you’re going traditional and getting flowers this year, don’t fall victim to the sticker price. Money Talks News talks how to save on flowers for the holiday.

While we’re on the topic of giving in February, have you given a vote to your favorite personal finance blogger yet? One Smart Dollar’s contest for Top Personal Finance Blogs of 2012 is going strong and voting is now available. If a personal finance blogger has made a difference in your financial life and is on the list of nominees, vote for them! Once a winner is selected, the winner will then choose one of his or her readers to win a $100 cash prize to put towards debt paydown or savings. So head over to this page and vote!

And finally, here’s a quick shout out to those who’ve mentioned us recently:

Careful Cents
Frugal Rules
Nerd Wallet
Wealthy Turtle

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