She's had it with him. Yes, she's older. She understands he has all the heedless emotions of youth. But they have a deal. Room and board and some mad money, and he's available whenever she needs an escort to an event. Yes, that includes Saturday night. Of course it includes Saturday night.
Baruch-Foster was involved in energy exploration, as far as I can tell; they vanished into the Hadson Energy Company in the early 90s, and then Hadson was purchaed by Apache, an energy exploration company based in Houston, with operations world-wide. So the couple above was out of work, I assume, and needed a new job.