Finding love can be tough — if you look for it in all the wrong places.Some cities might encourage dating by offering plentiful nightlife options and daytime attractions.Naturally, not one city is ideal for all single people.Research consistently shows that people tend to be attracted to similar others, so it makes sense to choose a city that reflects your own values and interests.What should singles be looking for when choosing a city?
This will ensure your partner can naturally become a part of your social network and, if the relationship lasts, puts you on the same page in terms of where to live when moving in the future.
When looking at an online profile, look for those shared activities that both you and your date enjoy, that may not cost much but allow for interaction and conversation.
Even if you find out you are not compatible, at least you will have spent the time doing something you enjoy.
We therefore turned to a panel of experts for advice on money, examining the characteristics of a prospective city to call home and drawing singles to those areas.
Click on the experts’ profiles to read their bios and thoughts on the following key questions: With the rise of dating apps and therefore dates, what financial advice do you have targeted to singles on a budget?