Women work in professions that are more resistant to the business cycle and therefore more stable, one expert says.
We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
A recent study showed that managers gave men more than two-thirds of the available raise pool.
It may have been more electioneering that legislating, but a Democratic bill to close the pay gap between men and women fell short in the Senate along clear partisan lines.
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