men v. women

The financial reality of investing for women

Dec 7, 2012
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.
Posted In: Investing, men v. women, women

Why do women get smaller raises than men?

Aug 3, 2012
A recent study showed that managers gave men more than two-thirds of the available raise pool.
Posted In: raises, men v. women, management, gender gap

Paycheck Fairness Act voted down

Jun 5, 2012
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.
Posted In: Paycheck Fairness Act, men v. women, paycheck

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

QUIZ: Men, women and the laundry room

Apr 21, 2011
Clorox marketing exec Heidi Dorosin made a brief appearance in my Marketplace story on laundry detergents with fewer petrochemicals. A little off...
Posted In: laundry, men v. women, quiz