Can’t buy me love: The real cost of romance

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The 1987 classic teen movie Can’t Buy Me Love turns 30 years old onAugust 14. It’s a classic story—boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girlback eventually. (Spoiler alert!)

But while you might not be able to buy loveper se, love can certainly cost you money. From that first date, to a bouquetof flowers, and even an engagement ring, they all come with a price tag!

In honour of Can’t Buy Me Love’s 30th anniversary—and because it’sone of the most classic Beatles songs—we’ve prepared a brief overview of whatlove can really cost.

Dinner and a movie: $150


Bouquet of flowers: $77

Engagement ring: $4,000

Wedding: $21,000

Total cost: $25,227*

*Prices represent the average cost across Atlantic Canada