A recent poll conducted by Zoomerang for AreYouRomantic.com, a romance website sponsored by Caesars Pocono Resorts, revealed that despite economic concerns romance has remained strong or even increased over the last year.
More than two-thirds of the people polled report their romance has been humming right along over the last year despite economic concerns, while one in three people actually credit the recession with improving their romance
Additional findings reveal that over half of all couples are spending more quality time together due to financial constraints and one out of three people feel that financial constraints have brought them and their partner closer together.
The study had good news for the retail industry as well: 58% plan to spend the same amount or more on Valentine’s Day gifts this year; 77% feel that when it comes to gifts, the thought behind it is more important than the price tag; and 80% agree that an expensive gift cannot make up for a problem or big fight.
In an effort to help couples ride out the highs and lows of the changing market, the romance experts there have put together a list of ten simple finance-friendly ways to stay rich in romance.