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The New York Times: The Real Reason Richer People Marry
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The New York Times: The Real Reason Richer People Marry

There is a large marriage discrepancy between the professional and working classes which resembles the Gilded Age . BY now it is common knowledge that professionals are more likely to marry and less likely to divorce than are less educated workers. Among 20- to 49-year-old men in 2013, 56 percent of professional, managerial and technical workers … Continue reading

Health Affairs: The Family Glitch
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Health Affairs: The Family Glitch

Some lower income families might be unable to benefit under the Affordable Care Act according to Health Affairs. What’s the issue? While a large number of children in these families are eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), spouses and some children will remain uninsured without a path to affordable insurance … Continue reading

Think Progress: Women Aren’t Leaving The Work Force To Have Kids, It’s Leaving Them
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Think Progress: Women Aren’t Leaving The Work Force To Have Kids, It’s Leaving Them

A study by the Harvard Business Review states that most of the slowing in career advancement for women after motherhood is caused by the company not the mom. Common wisdom that women do not make it into upper management positions because they choose to have children and focus on their families is wrong, new research indicates. … Continue reading

Forbes: Why the More Generous Child and Earned Income Tax Credits Should Be Made Permanent
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Forbes: Why the More Generous Child and Earned Income Tax Credits Should Be Made Permanent

According to Maag, the temporarily more generous Child and Earned Income Tax Credits should become permanent because they “promote work and family. While most of the tax drama these days is focused on the fate of 50+ mostly-business tax breaks that expired nearly a year ago, lawmakers are also debating two provisions that are enormously … Continue reading