A new survey asked people what money management traits they'd find attractive in a mate. Prepare to be surprised by the answer.
Money matters when searching for a mate—and it’s not just how much you have, but how you handle your cash, according to a survey released Wednesday by Ally Bank.
Three quarters of people think it’s important to find a partner with a similar financial philosophy. Okay, that figures. But the survey also revealed which financial habits people found most appealing in a potential mate.
And it turns out that… wait for it… a strong budgeting and saving strategy is the hottest, with 55% of respondents putting it at the top of the list. The older people were, the more fiscal discipline mattered.
Surprised? Budgeting is indeed sexy.
Paying off credit card bills in full every month (21%) and bargain hunting (18%) were other attractive attributes. So maybe you’ll fall in love over a Presidents’ Day sale.
And since only 3% were titillated by higher credit limits and liking finer things, consider tacos instead of T-bones on that first date.
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