Janice and Dean were married right after graduation from high school. Even though they can't afford much, Janice is happy. but Dean wants to give Janice the things he thinks she deserves. So he works during the days and goes to college at night. Then he decides to go the law school. Meanwhile, Janice has little time to spend with her husband. Eventually, Dean becomes a lawyer and buys Janice all the things he had promised. But he is still so busy at work that Janice feels he doesn't even notice her. Finally she convinces him that she never wanted those things, just him.
Mona has to compete for her husband's attention with his charter boat, the Eva III. Tony's charter boat business isn't paying the bills, so Mona goes to work as an executive secretary. Without directly recommending it, Mona eventually gets Tony to see that selling the Eva III is the right thing to do.
Betty Wilson goes to the movie every Friday with Fred, a boy from the building next door in her tenement district. But she dreams of a handsome millionaire sweeping her off her feet and leading her down the aisle. One day while standing at the curb, an expensive car drives by and splashes mud over her coat and dress. When the car stops, the passenger who apologizes seems to be the man of her dreams, rich and handsome. But it turns out he is really just an escapee from the sanitarium who uses his charm to keep himself in dollars whenever he runs away. Betty gladly goes back to Fred.