While 57% of men say that credit scores play into their dating decisions, a staggering 75% of women said they consider the numerical rating.Credit scores are calculated based on your payment history, amount owed, the types of credit you have and the number of years that credit has been available to you. Y., with excellent credit, said she won't even give a man her digits until she knows his credit score.Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...

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I know firsthand that our plans for the future do not always work out, but it's the not trying that kills you.

Well being in school for 8 years and now currently looking for my first real job, I know what it is like having no money.

"I definitely consider bad credit a deal breaker," she said.

"I wouldn't even consider someone in that situation -- the joke about me has always been 'to please fill out a credit application and I will consider [you].'" Why such concern over this magic number?

In their defense, I hardly grew up dating or crushing on men close to my age group.

I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences.

Respondents said they worry that a partner with bad credit could hurt their prospects for qualifying for home loans, auto loans or lower interest rates and they'd be irresponsible about handling joint finances.

George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town.

But, it's not all good things, as there's also talk about their “bizarre” age gap: him 53, her 36.

In fact, a Boston Globe report went a step further to chart Clooney's age difference history with previous girlfriends, the average being 9.73 years.

Don't try too hard to prove to him that you are not in the relationship for the money.