Archives November 2015

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Nov

Entrepreneurship…Like Mother?

A recent study out of the UK demonstrated that daughters with mothers who were entrepreneurs, had a “propensity” for it, meaning, the daughters were more likely to be self-employed if their mothers were. In fact, the heavy influence of an entrepreneur mom actually negated the forces — like masculine stereotypes — that can act against …

16
Nov

Family and the Gender Wage Gap

Does having a family mean an even bigger pay gap between men and women? Women in the U.S. earn a median 78 cents on the dollar compared to men for full-time work. However, there are lots of ways to disaggregate that data, and see how individual groups are faring — or struggling — when it …

2
Nov

The Giving Season

Halloween is behind us. And while it is still in the balmy mid-60s in the northeast, we are deep into fall, with the start of November and the end of Daylight Savings Time. As we move through the end of the year, we are also moving into the time for giving thanks, the time for giving to …