"I think we've evolved three distinctly different brain systems for mating and reproduction.Sex drive being one, feelings of intense romantic love being the second, and feelings of deep attachment being the third.A nice car, a job title and physical fitness say "who you are today," whereas "a credit score says who you were yesterday, who you were 10 years ago …and who you're likely to be tomorrow." That type of financial responsibility is a "very or extremely important" quality when looking for a partner, according to 69 percent of the survey respondents.Financial responsibility rates higher than sense of humor, attractiveness, ambition, courage and modesty.When asked to list characteristics of someone with a good credit score, 73 percent of respondents said "responsible," 40 percent said "trustworthy" and 38 percent said "smart." Fisher, a biological anthropologist, explains that, for these reasons, showing someone your credit score can trigger feelings of attachment.
And that is, by the way, the top thing that singles are looking for, somebody who respects them." For millennials, Manfred adds, knowledge is power.
In a statement to the Post, Hunter Biden said the pair was “incredibly lucky” to have found love and support from one another during a difficult time.
The Post also quoted a statement from the former vice president and his wife saying the couple had their “full and complete support” and that they were happy for them.
That's because credit "scores don't lie," says Kate Manfred, vice president of brand communications and insights at Discover.
"They tell the truth about who you are as a person and how responsible you are, which is incredibly correlated with how much of a good companion you'll be in life," she says.