The Washington-based Pew Institute found the number of breadwinning
wives today is four times greater than it was in the 1960s, climbing
from 6 percent to 24 percent of marriages. Prudential Insurance also
reported in a 2013 research study, “Financial Experience and Behaviors
Among Women,” that about 53 percent of U.S. women are primary
breadwinners in their households. Writer Farnoosh Torabi explores the topic in her latest book, “When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women.”
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