Check out the signs the one you love just might be bad for your financial health. He's In Major Credit Card Debt (And Not Doing Anything About It) We know: Life happens.
Icky things like a job loss or divorce can put you in the hole quickly.
He is thoughtful, attentive, supportive…at least what I’ve seen after 4 dates. Is there any reason, Michelle, that you can’t date the same exact way? Because that means that you can marry a man for one reason and one reason alone: love.
Now here’s the problem – he’s 31 and has not finished his degree (I have two post graduate degrees), has not kept a stable job for more than 12 consecutive months (in fact he quit his job last week just because he didn’t like his boss anymore), has no assets, no savings, no investment and still needs to pay off his student loan. Two examples of great men who make less than their wives: A high-school history teacher and soccer coach who has a Masters degree.
Maybe talk about how your family viewed money or what you’d do if you had a million dollars.
Dating someone does not yet have the same long-term outlook as being married or engaged, but it’s a big step.
When you start to discuss bigger matters with the person you are dating, you are in essence letting them know that you are thinking further down the road.
The Beatles had it right when they crooned “Money can’t buy me love.” For sure.
It’s impossible to put a price tag on the important things in relationships. if opening his wallet to buy you a drink throws your date into an existential crisis, there’s a problem.