Singles who are hoping to eventually marry should think about whether that city has other singles, or a mostly older and much younger population made up of families.
Finding love is part willingness and part geography: You can only be so determined to have a happily ever after; your zip code has to meet you halfway.
As of 2015, about 109 million, or 45 percent, of the U. adult population are single, including the individual components of the now-defunct Brangelina.
Instead, cook in bulk and eat leftovers for a few days or freeze food for later.
Alcohol can also be a major expense when going out to bars, shows, or dinner with friends, so limit your intake or 'pregame' at home if you aren't driving - or just invite friends over for drinks at your place instead.
Living with other people is often much cheaper per person than living on your own.
Singles can get the same benefits by living with roommates or in house shares with others.
Finally, singles often eat out at restaurants or order takeout more than families because they feel it's not worth the effort to cook for themselves, and in general participate more in city nightlife.
This can quickly add up to hundreds of extra dollars spent each week.
They tend to have more public life, more places that draw you out of your apartment and into the social world.