Average sweetheart will spend $142 on Valentine's Day, survey says

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Let's hope Cupid is armed with deep pockets this Valentine's Day.

This year, the average sweetheart will fork over $142 for gifts. That's up more than $10 compared to last year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation.

The group says holiday spending is expected to total nearly $19 billion overall.