Valentine's Day Spending to Drop Slightly

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans' Valentine's Day spending is expected to decrease this year after achieving a record high in 2016. Here are the group's V-Day spending predictions for the entire U.S. over the past five years:    

2017: $18.2 billion    

2016: $19.7 billion    

2015: $18.9 billion    

2014: $17.3 billion    

2013: $18.6 billion.

Source:  National Retail Federation