Miami, New York, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles and Las Vegas tied for the highest percentage of users who said those things were “very important” (about 7%).
More than half of surveyed users said they were fine with a partner who outearned them.
You might want to hold off on that 0 bottle of wine if you plan to impress your valentine date with your generosity.
According to survey answers from thousands of Ok Cupid members, many don’t consider money all that important. users’ responses during 20 to a voluntary online questionnaire used to populate profiles and determine compatible matches.
Users surveyed felt less comfortable with the idea of a significant other who was content with a minimum-wage job and uninterested in more challenging or better-paying work.
When Ok Cupid users were asked how important “money/wealth” was to them in a match, only about 5% answered that it was “very important.” About 36% said it wasn’t important at all.
The remaining respondents either went with “somewhat important” (about 39%) or skipped the question (about 21%).
It’s important for securing mortgages and student or car loans, and it determines the interest rates lenders charge for them.
Some landlords use credit history to pick renters, and credit can also influence car insurance premiums.