July 27, 8: He enjoys his government job, loves playing sports, going hiking and spending time with his German Shepherd.
In an age where people enter serious relationships with more financial baggage and where you can curate online dating profiles based on spending habits, financial experts argue that money matters when it comes to love.
Matchmaking services and financial experts both stress financial compatibility — with reason given how money problems can destroy relationships. Dating websites such as eHarmony allow users to indicate whether they are spenders or savers in their profiles.
Tulley dated a guy who lived with his parents and carried a lot of debt; but he continued to spend on eating out and drinking. Almost half of respondents to a Match.
Even though savers are perceived as less exciting, adventurous and fun than spenders, people prefer dating savers, according to research.
But our fondness for savers seems to clash with the fact that people must spend to attract mates. British psychologists put up one of four photos of the same man standing either alone or next to three different cars.