The New York Times has acknowledged what credit experts have known for a long time. When it comes to finding a life partner credit scores can be as important as chemistry. With the wrong credit score couples may find they can’t get mortgage approval, they may only qualify for a smaller size mortgage, or they will be paying much more in interest and fees for the term of the mortgage. Not only can mortgages be affected but also consumers have to watch out for higher insurance rates, college funding approval, and the ability to qualify for all types of credit cards and other financial tools. Nowadays dating is a lot more complicated!