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Infla-Dating: Dating On A Budget During Inflation

What is "infla-dating," and are people actually overextending themselves financially on the dating scene?

Infla-Dating: Dating On A Budget During Inflation
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Inflation has impacted many areas of our lives, such as gas, home and grocery prices — even holiday shopping — but it has also impacted the cost of dating.

"Infla-dating" is a new trend where couples go on less expensive dates due to the rise in prices and everyday expenses.

From walks to the park to cheaper dinner ideas, the cost of dating is now having to take a creative turn.

Ted Jenkin, the CEO of oXYGen Financial, joins Newsy to talk all about "infla-dating" and what that means for the dating scene right now.

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