She called him that because he was the quintessential 30-something Bay Street guy—handsome, wealthy, confident and married to his job in finance. From the surrounding towers, players descend to blow off steam and seal the deal—with clients and that night’s conquest. And Tinder is their Little Black Book Valerie met “The Suit” on Tinder.But if the passion isn’t there, she’s quick to cut things off. Sometimes they did the typical getting-to-know-you activities—going to the movies, cooking dinner at her condo. With a series of quick clicks and swipes, she can schedule dates with a new guy, sometimes two, every day—mostly coffees, which are a good way to see if the attraction she feels from a photo measures up in person.If a prospect seems promising, she might agree to a future drink.Someone who has their finances together won’t want to run the risk of missing something important.On the flip side, if he does get the mail, but the contents are always pastel colored envelopes that read “URGENT” or “PAST DUE” across the front, you should still be concerned.
For one semester, Stephanie and I had a frolicking good time.
"I was the one working 50-plus hours a week and paying all the bills, but he felt entitled concerning money that it was mutual property," she says.
Like many relationships in which money and debt become a sticking point, there are usually some early warning signs that go unnoticed or overlooked in the first, endorphin-filled rush of a new relationship.
Before dating becomes “I do,” look for these warning signs and clues I mention in Real Money Answers for Every Woman.
If you find them, run OR go through some serious counseling before walking down the aisle!