That placed it ahead of sense of humor (67 percent), attractiveness (51 percent), ambition (50 percent), courage (42 percent), and modesty (39 percent). A good credit score was associated with being responsible, trustworthy, and smart.
Since good credit correlates with financial – and other – kinds of responsibility, it turns out that FICO scores are a “Darwinian mechanism for measuring your reproductive ability.” By the way here’s what credit score it takes to get approved for the best rewards cards.
Women value financial responsibility more than men do. But guys who flaunt their credit scores are awkward. It’s much better to bring it up in context, in the form of a humblebrag. Maybe it’s better to just throw down your rewards plastic as an excuse to talk about the 20 things you should know about signing up for credit cards.
(HT: Alan H.)