Credit check dating
Usually it's because there's a history of fighting because one's a spender and one's a saver," she said. As the Times reported: “‘Credit scores are like the dating equivalent of a sexually transmitted disease test,’ said Manisha Thakor, the founder and chief executive of Money Zen Wealth Management, a financial advisory firm. test gives some information about a person’s sexual past.’” Is this taking the beau-vetting process too far? Landlords and lenders may look at your credit score to help determine if you are worth taking a chance on. Why would anyone with options risk falling for someone likely to bring heavy debt and poor spending and saving habits to a union?A low score can keep a bank from lending you money for a house or car, or be the basis for charging a higher interest rate.Any score below 660 is a red flag; anything above 800 is considered stellar.While some may call her snooty for checking someone’s FICO number before becoming Facebook official, she’s been focused on her finances since she was 16 years old and has a credit score above 800.
" According to a recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Citigroup, Green was on to something about the importance of financial savvy to a relationship.
"If you can't buy your dream house or the interest rates are ridiculous or all of the loans and credit cards need to be in one person's name [because their spouse has bad credit], it can affect a relationship." When Credit Score launched in 2007, most of the members were in their 40s and, according to Green, often had relationships end because of financial issues.
When it comes to love, Martina Paillant won’t settle for someone who has a credit score below 700.
More than three out of four Americans in a committed relationship, or 78 percent, prefer a partner who is good with money over one who is physically attractive. These days it's much more attractive to be an 800 than a perfect 10.
The Citi online survey also found that one in four respondents said they would actually prefer that their significant other discuss finances more often, and nearly seven out of 10 have avoided bringing up the topic of money to prevent an argument.
Yes, good credit is an attribute that has become worth shouting about on dating websites.