What do high-earners increasingly have in common? They’re married to each other. Continue reading Assortative Mating and the Power Couple
Marriage could be a great equalizer. Except, it’s not. One reason is simple…marriage itself is increasingly unequal. Continue reading Is Marriage an Equalizer?
Although last week’s post provided some predictably depressing news — falling income for middle-class men and stalled progress for women — some good news was also present: middle-income women are doing better today than in the past. In between 1975 and 2017, the typical middle-class working women’s annual income increased by about 25 percent, from $35,000 to $44,000. Furthermore, women are working a whole lot … Continue reading Stag-nation: The Lack of Growth in Household Income