Even though we’re living in the 21th century, women still lag behind men when it comes to finances and money. One of the main reasons is women still earn less income than men.
According to PEW Research Center women work approximately 60 extra days to earn what men earn.
According to the White House, full-time working women earn 77% of what their male counterparts earn. This means that women have to work approximately 60 extra days, or about three months, to earn what men did by the end of the previous year.
However, our own estimate, which is based on hourly earnings of both full- and part-time workers, finds women earn 84 percent of what men earn. Based on our estimate, it would take approximately 40 days, or until the end of February, for women to earn what men had by the end of last year.
You can read the full article by going to: PEW Research “On Equal PayDay, key facts about the gender pay gap”.
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