[WSJ] No Money, No Honey: Koreans Seek Financially Independent Spouses

September 29, 2014

DUO has conducted an annual survey since 1996, asking 1,000 men and women in their 20s and 30s to describe their ideal marriage candidate.

[THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] Money may not be able to buy true love, but for South Koreans it’s becoming increasingly important for long-term relationships.

According to recent figures by local matchmaking company DUO, more South Koreans want partners with financial security. And DUO says that’s not because Koreans are gold-diggers–it’s because they don’t want their spouses to become over-dependent on them financially. [READ MORE]