That path took a different turn after the couple divorced in 1999 and had to divide everything from their home to their savings. Looking toward an uncertain future, Bird worked with a financial planner to map out how much longer she’d need to work and how to start rebuilding her finances. The longtime Glenelg resident relocated to North Carolina, where she’d spent her childhood and could live more affordably.
As Washington debates the relative merits of Obamacare or Trumpcare, many families have already come up with what is arguably the most reliable form of care in America: It's called daughter care.
The party looks to Kamala Harris, Catherine Cortez Masto, Tammy Duckworth and Maggie Hassan to help lead it out of the abyss.
Women of New York, rejoice. You have the smallest gender pay gap of all 50 states, earning 89 cents for every dollar your male peers make.
This may hardly seem like good news—until you see the numbers for Wyoming. Nicknamed the Equality State, with “Equal Rights” as its motto, Wyoming is a place where it doesn’t pay very much to be a woman—in fact, it only pays 64 cents for every man’s dollar, the worst in the U.S.
The United States is falling behind on women's representation in government. We have not experienced the influx of female legislators into our political system in the way dozens of other countries have.
Buried in the fine print of many marketplace health plan documents is language that allows them to refuse to cover a range of services, many of which disproportionately affect women, a recent study found.
Women are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men - despite the fact that over the last several decades millions more women have joined the workforce and made huge gains in their educational attainment.
Read Dr. Dodd's testimony to Senate Finance Committee
“I am fifty years old and the 27 years I have been working have been a combination of full-time and part-time employment, with several years of no employment so that I could stay home with my baby. I am back to work full-time now but want to know how all of this will affect my Social Security benefit when I am retired?”
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