But even though money rules most of our lives, finances rarely — if understandably — come up early on in our love lives.
That might not be so surprising, given how uncomfortable and stressful it can be to talk about finances even with our closest friends.
Photo credit: Getty Car dealers often don’t allow credit card purchases, or may limit the amount of the purchase price you can put on your card. Also, you won’t get a grace period on the interest — it will begin to accumulate right away.
Dealers don’t like credit card payments because they have to pay the 1 to 3 percent fee the card company charges to process the transaction. Instead of using a card, go to a credit union or bank to get financing approved at a reasonable interest rate before shopping for a car.
More people might swipe right if daters put up a screenshot of thatred-hot percentage.That placed it ahead of sense of humor (67 percent), attractiveness (51 percent), ambition (50 percent), courage (42 percent), and modesty (39 percent).A good credit score was associated with being responsible, trustworthy, and smart.It turns out credit scores are statistical shorthand for a whole lot more than the likelihood you'll repay a loan, according to a number of consumer surveys and academic studies.
One study, released two years ago, looked at consumer credit data over 15 years and found that the higher the year-end credit score, the likelier the person was to form a romantic relationship over the next year.The findings revealed that money is an awkward topic to discuss — although the ins and outs of prospective partners' finances is a source of intense interest.