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Taking your kids to work

May 4, 2012
Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day has evolved since it was first started -- for daughters only -- 20 years ago.
Posted In: kids, parenting, Jobs, employment, Entrepreneurship, women

Young women value high-paying careers more than men

Apr 20, 2012
A new Pew Research study finds that priorities for young women have changed. Women aged 18-34 now surpass young men in the importance they place on having a high-paying career.
Posted In: women, career, pew research center

When women are the breadwinners

Apr 13, 2012
Liza Mundy predicts that by the next generation, more women will be breadwinners than men. She examines how this shift may impact dating, marriage and family life in her new book "The Richer Sex."
Posted In: women, men, breadwinners, family, income, Jobs, Education

Why is it more expensive to be a woman?

Apr 13, 2012
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.
Posted In: women, men, gender, spending, consumer goods

How working at home factors into the economy

Apr 12, 2012
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits jumped last week by 13,000 to 380,000. But what about all those Americans working at home?
Posted In: women, labor, Unemployment

The challenges of earning more than your man

Apr 6, 2012
Women find themselves faced with heavy choices when they become the family breadwinner.
Posted In: men v. women, women, men, family finances

The importance of the female vote

Mar 16, 2012
Both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama say they're going to pay attention to women voters in this election. What are the economic issues that might stand the chance of winning this significant number of voters?
Posted In: 2012 election, votes, women

Ladies, you can't have it all

Feb 3, 2012
Financial Times columnist Mrs. Moneypenny discusses the realities of life as a working woman.
Posted In: women, workplace, leadership, children, life, balance, glass ceiling, ambition

A woman's way into entrepreneurship

Feb 3, 2012
Most entrepreneurs in the U.S. are male, but more and more women are starting businesses. Meet two women who've taken very different paths to entrepreneurship and growth.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, female, women, business, startup, employment

Financial advice with teeth

Jan 20, 2012
The new season of the entrepreneurship reality TV show "Shark Tank" debuts this weekend. Tess speaks with the only female host of the show about how she made her millions.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, venture capital, women, NBC, shark tank

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