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Now Hear This: Record Number of Moms Outearning Dads

Posted on 05/29/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkThe era in which Dad was the big breadwinner seems to be fading fast. According to a new report, a record number of moms are either the sole or the primary source of income in 40 percent of U.S. households with kids under the age of 18. A majority of those women — fully 63 percent — are single moms, while 37 percent are married. But here’s what’s quite interesting: Younger married moms are outearning their husbands much more than …