Marketplace Money for Friday, April 13, 2012
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Tax Day is TUESDAY. If you haven't filed yet and need some help, we have tips from a tax pro. And if you think you're getting taxed too much, the Beatles were at one point taxed 98 percent of their income. We learn about Britain's more unusual taxes and how citizens dodged them. Plus, almost 40 percent of working women out-earn their husbands. And that's having an effect on the social order. A look at what it means when she brings home the bacon. And, good thing women are making more money,'cause a single shirt at the dry cleaner can cost her double. Really? Really.
Posted In: women, men, gender, spending, consumer goods
Women's pay may be on the rise, but when it comes to things like health insurance, haircuts, dry cleaning, and deodorant -- women pay more than men. A university study looks into the potential factors behind the price difference.