“What makes it more comfortable as a measure is that it’s agnostic to wealth,” says Ken Chaplin, a senior vice president at Free Credit
“It’s more about the person’s character and how responsible they are.” Although having similar credit scores could theoretically increase the chances of compatibility, it does not work that way in real life, says Los Angeles-based psychiatrist Carole Lieberman, author of “Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets.” “People who go to a dating site based on credit scores are putting an emphasis on financial compatibility over other aspects of relationships that are at least equally important, if not more important,” Lieberman says.
“You might make $150,000 a year, but are you responsible, and how do you handle your money? “I‘m looking for someone who can respect my financial values, and a credit score is a great indicator.” Plenty of other people agree.
Membership at Wilmington, Delaware-based Credit Score has grown to 20,000 from 15,000 in mid-2013.
Alas, all dating sites are vulnerable to lies told by the lovers who use them.