There are a number of ways to deal with the problem of being young and broke in a large, expensive city. A 24-year-old woman who has trouble paying her bills could move to a cheaper apartment. She could eat rice, lentils, and ramen instead of takeout. She could take on a second part-time job. Or she could join Match.com and find men to go on a few dates with her, paying for her meals at nice restaurants. That’s one way to save money on food.
Eventually, she even cut back on breakfast and lunch, and only ate on her dates’ dime. Business Insider estimates that she consumed more than $1,500 in food and drinks each month.
She gave up on this dubious money-saving scheme because she now has a regular boyfriend, who presumably feeds her.
This Young Woman Scored $1,200 A Month In Fancy Dinners Using Match.com [Business Insider]