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Final Note

Similar credit scores = true love

Kai Ryssdal Oct 2, 2015
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Final Note

Similar credit scores = true love

Kai Ryssdal Oct 2, 2015
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Nothing says romance like the Federal Reserve and credit scores.

Bloomberg had an article Friday about a new study out from the New York Fed.

The topic is, to quote economists, “household formation and dissolution.”

Turns out people with higher credit scores are more likely to be in a committed relationship and stay together.

Also, we tend to form relationships with people who have credit scores similar to ours.

I know, just gets you all warm and fuzzy, doesn’t it? 

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