Making Social Security “Mom-friendly”
Even not taking the “gender pay gap” into account, working women who take time out of their careers to raise their children generally get a lower Social Security payment than do men. This is because taking time off for family matters will also result in years with zero earnings when her Social Security benefit is computed using 35 years of her lifetime working career. That brings the question of Social Security’s “fairness to women” to the forefront according to this Forbes article by Elizabeth Bauer, who tackles the question “should we make Social Security fairer to Moms?”. Click here to read more.
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