If you’re officially sick and tired of wasting your time on one broke guy after another, you’re not alone. Accomplished, well-to-do women are absolute magnets for struggling men who perpetually seem to be down on their luck. And if you’ve dated many guys like that, you also know what a lost cause it is to wait around for a financially unstable guy to get his life together.

So if you’ve been waiting for a sign that it’s officially time for you to get your life together and start dating men who are worthy of you, consider this it. Wanting a financially stable, emotionally mature man who’s capable of contributing to your relationship makes you smart, not shallow. Start looking for one by considering the following tips.

1.      Know what a rich man wants in a woman.

Of course, no two men will be exactly the same when it comes to what they’re looking for in a partner. However, a man with a lot of money is like a woman with stunning good looks – a catch with many options to consider. So, if you’re serious about snagging yourself a rich boyfriend, you need to know what wealthy men want in a woman.

First of all, youth and beauty count for a lot, especially if a woman occupies a lower social status than the man, she’s interested in. However, men who are successful, intelligent, and accomplished also want the women they choose to be the same. In other words, they’re looking for someone who’s a total package.

2.      Spend time where rich men live.

Although there are successful people to be found just about anywhere, the richest, most well-to-do people tend to accumulate in specific areas of the country. Many choose to live on the coasts of California, the northeast, or Florida. Big cities filled with opportunities and amenities are also popular. Think places like New York City, Boston, Dallas, Washington DC, and similar locations.

The closer you can get to the areas where rich men live and like to spend their time, the better. Figure out where those places are in relation to where you live and get as close as you can. Not only are you more likely to meet well-to-do people just by living your everyday life, but you’ll also soak up quite a bit of the culture.

3.      Make sure you look (and act) the part.

Wealthy men like the finer things in life, and they’re attracted to women they can see fitting into the lavish lifestyles they already lead. That means you need to look the part in every sense. You want to be sexy, but in a way that comes across as elegant and expensive instead of cheap. This is easier to do than you think, even if you’re on a strict budget.

Shop smart and look for great deals on good-quality, classic pieces and build your wardrobe a little bit at a time. Accessorize wisely. Also, make sure you go easy on choices like wearing makeup, dying your hair, and tanning. Classy, expensive women go the understated route more often than not, so you’ll want to follow suit.

4.      Learn about the things that matter to wealthy men.

Again, appealing to rich men is about so much more than looks. You also need to come across as educated, intelligent, worldly, and in the know when it comes to the things that matter to successful people. Think finance, politics, business, and similar fields of interest when it comes to the meaty stuff. The arts, fine cuisine, luxury cars, and the like are good picks for everything else.

You need to be able to converse comfortably about topics like these, so take an interest in them yourself. Learn all there is to know about them, including all the associated terms and concepts. Remember, if you do manage to land a rich guy and wind up sharing his life with him, interests and pastimes like these will likely be part of your new life.

5.      Upgrade your dating interfaces.

Although you can still meet well-to-do men through traditional means like parties and community events, you don’t want to give up on options like dating apps and online platforms entirely. Rich, successful people use interfaces like those to meet good people to date, too. But you can bet they’re not hanging out on OKCupid or Plenty of Fish.

You’ll want to look into platforms that cater to wealthy, exceptional people or specialize in sugar dating. They’re among the best, most reliable ways to meet lots of solid dating prospects that fit your tastes. So, research your options, and sign up for one or more that feel like a fit. Create a killer profile. Learn the ropes. It won’t be long before you’re talking to all the desirable, rich men you can handle.