Single female seeking tall, dark, and good creditNovember 19, 2009 at 7:00 am | Posted in Dating Statistics, Dating Tips, Matchmaking | 2 Comments
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Add this to the list of dating criteria you have to worry about matching out there.
Some matchmakers are checking credit scores along with dating preferences when it comes to new clients. But it’s not so much about gold-digging as it is about finding a compatible partner.
“Financial attitudes are a very important part of a match. Somebody who is budget-minded is not going to be compatible with someone who is going to spend it before they get it,” Perfectly Matched CEO Donna Shugrue said in an article about matchmaking.
The tough economic climate is forcing people to re-access what’s really important to them when it comes to the perfect date — financial stability is now a top-three dating requirement, she says.
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