Dating website says growing number of single moms and female college students are seeking older, wealthy men to help with finances

05/13/14 Robert Lorei
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Tags: Institute for Science and Human Values, Seeking Arrangement

With the cost of attending college increasing 60% in the last decade, many Florida co-eds are resorting to a new form of financial aid: dating. One million college students worldwide have joined a dating website, in hopes of securing a wealthy benefactor to help pay for college. The website says the average student earning $3,000 a month.

And to combat low wages and the financial burdens of parenting, many single mothers are turning to a Sugar Daddy dating site.

Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks to Brook Urick, a spokesperson for the website- Seeking Arrangement and Jordanna, a single mom who is using the website to find financial help. Rob also speaks to Toni Van Pelt, President of Institute for Science and Human Values She is also the southeast regional director for the National Organization for Women.

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