At a glance
Inflation affects everyone, but the St. Louis Fed found that married people have considerably less debt and a much bigger cushion during challenging times. Consequently, married people deal with inflation better and have a tougher safety net.
It is not getting any easier to meet the right person. As the world continues to go digital with Zoom calls and remote work, finding someone to fall in love with enough to give them a piece of your net worth is difficult.
Restaurants, movies, and other industries still have not seen the same attendance they were getting before the pandemic. Fewer social gatherings mean fewer opportunities to find that special someone.