Her site, MSCheat Sheet.com, is dedicated to non-finance people because finance people are annoying.
She has worked in the asset management industry for 13 years and has factual data to back up her claim. But you can still make an educated guess if the guy is working as a lawyer, doctor or startup anything in San Francisco… I was on a first date from an online dating site awhile back where *gasp* I let the girl pay for her own iced coffee, in part because I was annoyed that she was both late and had posted much older pictures.
Look at this example from Dan Ariely’s book Predictably Irrational: option, and ZERO chose the second option.
Guys don’t have this disadvantage because nearly all girls put pictures up! Dating sites should require that guys say how much money they make so girls a can make relative comparisons just like guys do with our pictures.
Please forward this to anyone you know who works at an online dating company. ———- Kathryn plows through any news that impacts your money and makes sense of it.
It’s true in investing, as well as dating, getting a new job, moving to a different place and a host of changes we make to (hopefully) improve our lives.
Reply I’m sure statistically this is right, but I had a different experience.
Reply Interesting thought but there’s more to it, I suspect. In everything, you have to take a chance, because we all have imperfect information to start off with.