Friday, May 31, 2013

Reading on the Run: Topics Trending for Working Women (Many Working Moms Are Primary Breadwinners)

Even though Corporate America was designed for men there are a lot of women working and many of those women are mothers. Every working mom works hard to provide for their families. However, it appears that even without adequate support and policies, working mothers are thriving and many are the primary breadwinner for their households.
 
Below are some articles discussing this topic:
 
 
 
 
Working moms as primary breadwinners: why the US is seeing so many more
Christian Science Monitor
"I always thought I'd be working – not just for the financial implications, but because I love what I do," Karen Potter, a mother who works as an endodontist in California, told the Los Angeles Times. When her daughter grows up, "I hope and pray that ...
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More moms in charge of the wallet pose opportunities, challenges for advisers
InvestmentNews
An analysis of 2011 U.S. Census Bureau data by Pew Research Center found that 40% of all households with children under 18 include mothers who are either the sole or primary breadwinner, up from 11% in 1960. There were two kinds of “working moms”: ...
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Mothers now top earners in 4 in 10 US households
CBS News
WASHINGTON America's working mothers are now the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children -- a milestone in the changing face of modern families, up from just 11 percent in 1960. The findings by the Pew Research Center, ...
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Mothers now top earners in 4 of 10 households
Modesto Bee
WASHINGTON -- A record number of American women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in their families, a sign of the rising influence of working mothers, a new study finds. Mothers now keep finances afloat in 40 percent of households with children ...
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More moms are bringing home bigger paychecks than their husbands
Fox 28
Working mom Kristin Lewis says a lot of negotiating has to happen. "It might take some adjustments and it might mean that men need to take more responsibility at home." While it's a societal change that may take some getting used to, Post says in the ...
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Now 14, Jacob Barnett is working on earning a PhD in quantum physics
Daily Mail
His mom, Kristine Barnett, has written a book – 'The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius' - about her experiences raising him and why she chose to ignore the experts when it came to treating her son's condition. Kristine Barnett, has written a ...
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Study says moms are the primary earners in 4 out of 10 households
Baltimore Sun
Today, a quarter of the country's households with children under 18 are headed by single, bread-winning mothers, up from 7 percent in 1960. Working moms of kids under 18 out-earn their husbands in 15 percent of households, up from just 3.5 percent in ...
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