Recently, I was chatting with a friend about the virtues of frugality and “living rich cheaply.” He responded, “it’s a lot easier for you to be frugal. Of course, I’m probably the last person you want to take dating advice from, so take it for what it’s worth.
On this particular afternoon, he went to meet her for a quick coffee/lunch because he had some spare time. She decided that she wanted to eat at a pretty expensive restaurant.I highly doubt that he’s taking them to Mc Donalds. They feel the need to maintain an image and to show that they have money.However, I’ve come to realize that when you’re first getting to know someone, it makes little sense to spend a lot of money to “impress” her.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. Finance Canada In my opinion more men view frugal women as a good trait, while women tend to view men as cheapskates for being frugal. My ex wife is doing well as she took me to court in the divorce for almost 20 grand and her new husband pampers her while I pay for the major stuff like her new car.There's a recent article on Yahoo that suggests that both genders view savers as equally attractive. But those payments end in a few months so I am guessing their relationship is going to go in the toilet, too bad soo sad.Dana Sitar (@danasitar) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.