Making money is nice, and there is a select group of women who place inordinate emphasis on that. We're not talking about those women.
This is less about how much cash you're pulling in, and more about being an intelligent human being who has dreams and goals. It's sexy when a man is passionate about something, and ruthlessly pursues it.
If you're complacent, working a dead-end job and being unmotivated to reach higher, it's not just your career that will suffer. Your game will suffer, too.