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What she has to offer: "I think I'm a loving and generous person, have a great career and an independent life." RIGHT: Amanda Marie, 21. What she has to offer: "I have looks, youth, fun, spontaneity and dedication!
“She was good on paper — attractive, had her career — but she had her own goals. Gold diggers are such a problem in NYC, one woman has set up an agency that proclaims it will weed them out. “I can smell a gold digger from a mile away,” says Spindel, who says she rejects about 10 percent of all those vying for a place in her 3,000-member stable of beauties. “Some people may call me a gold digger, but I call myself a goal digger — I’m goal-oriented, I have a really nice lifestyle, but I need a husband who can move me into the next tax bracket, together. “There are definitely some women who are clearly gold diggers — very focused on wanting to live a certain type of life that they don’t think they can accomplish on their own or don’t want to accomplish on their own — and finding these men is the answer,” says Manhattan-based relationship therapist Rachel Sussman.
Upper East Side matchmaker Janis Spindel founded Club J-Love in 1993 — and since then claims to have 1,008 marriages under her belt. “It’s why [my clients] come to me — to protect them from bimbettes and gold diggers.” According to Spindel, gold diggers are a growing problem, now that the city is awash in “more money” — from Wall Street to hedge funds to startups. What she has to offer: "I have looks, youth, fun, spontaneity and dedication! “There are other women who do have careers and ambition, but they have that fantasy of dating someone who works on Wall Street or makes more money than they do, and [that this] will give them a more interesting life.
Here, she shares a few signs that you may have found your happily ever after on your very first date.