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The Biggest Money Problems That Suggest You’ll Be Single Forever

Who really knows what people want in a partner these days? They must be adventurous, but not too dangerous; responsible, yet go with the flow; love animals without creeping over into crazy cat lady territory; and a seemingly impossible mix of attention and space. Add in financial responsibility, and it seems we’re all destined for a life of solitude.

Probability of a perfect match is greater when partners have the same long-term goals, both personally and financially. And research suggests those without a handle on their monetary struggles are red flags. These are the biggest money problems most likely to ruin your chance for love.

1. An embarrassing credit score

hand checking poor option for credit score

hand checking poor option for credit score Keep those credit cards in check. | iStock.com

  • 69% of people value financial responsibility above all other traits, according to one survey.

Discover and Match Media Group — the brains behind online dating sites, such as Match.com, OKCupid, and Tinder — found a person’s credit history is extremely important in their next relationship. In fact, 69% of those surveyed value financial responsibility over all other soulmate priorities. And a good credit score can override a lackluster sense of humor, uninspiring levels of ambition, and attractiveness. A bad one will do the opposite.

Next: The real deal on debt and its effect on your love life

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