People With Higher Credit Scores More Likely to Remain Committed in Relationships –
When reviewing your criteria for traits in your partner, when have you ever included having good credit score as a mandatory must have item on your checklist?
When it comes to desired traits in a potential partner, singles generally express that they want someone with similar values, earnings, and perhaps even hobbies. However, according to the Washington Post, new research suggests that credit scores should also be taken into consideration—especially if a long-term relationship is the intended goal.
A new working paper from the Federal Reserve Board explores the connection between credit scores and committed relationships. The findings may be alarming to some. According to the study, a partner with a poor credit score could mean bad news for the longevity of that relationship.
Research suggests that people with higher credit scores are more likely to form and remain in committed relationships and marriages when compared to those with less than stellar credit. This, of course, makes sense since a person’s credit score speaks to how trustworthy and responsible they are in some ways. Read more of the story…