Myth: Women control about 85% of household spending

This claim, and others using similar figures, are often cited as empowering for women. But they’re false, and that’s a good thing — because the myth is actually bad for women. First, the stats. I report accurate figures in All In, and wrote a Huffington Post column about this. It reads in part: The often … Continue reading Myth: Women control about 85% of household spending