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Cash calendar - financial tips for February

Valentine's Day dominates the month of February for many retailers, but how can consumers keep the costs under control?

The BBC News website asked the independent Money Advice Service to deliver a calendar of month-by-month tips for those trying to keep their personal finances in order.

Andy Webb, from the service, says that the key for lovebirds in February is to shop around.

Video Journalist: Kevin Peachey