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Why men get richer than women and how to turn it around

2022-11-30T05:15:48.313Z

The conclusion is there: men are richer than women. A pecuniary gap that continues to widen in the couple, while more women earn a better living. Why this inequality and how to get out of it?



For years, women believed that having a good career would guarantee them financial autonomy.

Missed.

Or rather, like any good math problem, there was something central missing from the equation.

First, let's remember, the road was long and strewn with pitfalls before women, who had free access to their salaries since 1907, could finally – in 1965, all the same – open a bank account without permission from their husband.

Financial inequality, enshrined at the very heart of the law, has long hampered their freedom.

Today, another battle remains to be fought, more complex, insidious, often invisible: that of financial equality in the private sphere.

Either, to put it clearly, within the couple.

Because the figures are there: in addition to the income gaps, real since women still earn on average 32% less than men, the distribution of expenses within the household, and all the consequences that result from this on savings, investment...

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Source: lefigaro

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