A 33-YEAR-old woman has found a novel way to make extra money – by becoming a professional dater. It’s pretty easy money, it really is.” But Marcia is far from single - she has been with her long-term partner Joseph King for 10 years. He said: “There have been a lot of other things that I have done as a musician in New York City to make a living. "And so I realised that she’s going out to have drinks with men who are willing to pay her, so now she has money to take me out for drinks. ” Joseph doesn’t need to worry about Marcia falling in love with any of her dates as she admits she struggles to get along with most of them. “The worst date I went on was with this guy who was super short. "He was sitting on this stool and when he got off he was even shorter than me. “The funniest date I went on was on a pretty windy day and his wig blew off.Marcia Favre, a musician from New York, goes on champagne dates with rich, older men in exchange for cash - and has so far made over £7,000. She said: “I don’t really have respect for anyone that would pay me to go out with him. He ran away to fetch it and I pretended that I hadn’t seen anything – but it was quite obvious. I would have charged him £8,000 – he would have hated me.” As well as being paid for her company, Marcia has also received backstage concert passes, a plane ticket and extra cash bonuses from some of her regulars.Charles Grassley, the longtime Republican senator from Iowa, has a theory on American men and how they spend their money.“I think not having the estate tax recognizes the people that are investing, as opposed to those that are just spending every darn penny they have, whether it’s on booze or women or movies,” he said in defense of the Senate tax bill that nearly doubles to million the threshold for exemption from the estate tax and introduces massive cuts to corporate taxes.“I think escorting is more of the girl hangs out with the guy, it’s like arm candy.That is something that I am totally not interested in,” she said.Dating websites such as e Harmony allow users to indicate whether they are spenders or savers in their profiles.
“We walk a fine line between cues of stability and safety; but also risk taking is a premium and attractive to women.”Prof.“Some men wanna have dinner and that’s something I’m not interested in because I don’t want to waste time. The more drinks she has with men that are paying for her, the nicer dinners that I get to go out to. Of course I wish we were independently wealthy and flying around the world and taking vacations instead of doing what we have to do for money, but you know it is what it is.” For now though Marcia can’t see an easier – or more lucrative - way to make money. I have made £1,200 in a week just for having a glass of Champagne or two.” Marcia is such a fan of professional dating she’s even convinced her mum it’s a good idea – “she said ‘hey why not?! “It’s a great hustle; it’s a great way to make money. Meanwhile, an 18-year-old sugar baby has revealed she makes £2,000 by dating older guys.“I try to make it quick meets in bars – a glass or two of Champagne or a whisky – and then I dash out the door. “The most indecent proposal that I ever had, was a guy asking me to Vegas for the weekend. ” The singer-songwriter meets her men through whatsyourprice.com; the dating site that links rich men to beautiful, younger women where the men say how much they are prepared to pay their date. While students have turned to sugaring to help fund their university studies.(Almost half of respondents to a survey would not date someone who is in debt.) But Jason’s doing everything he can to cut his debt — he moved in with his parents, sold his Honda Civic and lives by a strict budget.He makes ,000 a year and expects to be debt free in about a year and a half.Even though savers are perceived as less exciting, adventurous and fun than spenders, people prefer dating savers, according to research.“Your spending habits can signal broader traits about the person,” says Scott Rick, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Michigan who studies relationships between spenders and savers.