Why Don't Rich People Talk to Their Children About Money?

Nearly everyone agrees that children need to learn the value of a dollar, but how many parents are willing to tell their children the exact dollar figure of their own income? Turns out, not that many—and the more affluent the parent, the less likely they are to disclose their income to their offspring. The reasons for… » 6/29/15 2:45pm 6/29/15 2:45pm

The Income Gap Has Made Rich People More Efficient Porn Viewers

Despite all of its many and varied uses for acquiring and sharing knowledge or engaging in real, empathetic dialogue with strangers, the internet is, in the words of the inimitable Trekkie Monster, for porn. Also, the internet is for arguments about the sexuality of Harry Styles, which just serves as further proof… » 12/01/13 1:00pm 12/01/13 1:00pm

How Does Ovulation Affect a Stripper's Income? It Doesn't.

In 2007, a now-infamous study was released, finding that dancers earned significantly more money when they were ovulating versus when they weren't, and that dancers who are on hormonal birth control (which suppresses ovulation) had no income peak. The point of the study was to see if whether or not estrus—the polite,… » 4/06/12 3:10pm 4/06/12 3:10pm

Which College Majors Screw Over Women the Least?

The bad news: women still only make 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, and the higher a woman's education level, the bigger the gap between a woman's pay and her male counterpart's pay. The good news: some college majors set female graduates with bachelor's degrees on a path that actually puts them on course to… » 2/15/12 7:15pm 2/15/12 7:15pm

What to Do When You're the Breadwinner in Your Relationship

Mass media has trumpeted a market research study's conclusion that young, single, childless, white women living in cities out-earn their male counterparts. Feminists would love to embrace the results, but, in fact, the analysis has many flaws, including the failure to account for educational differences. That hasn't… » 1/05/12 5:45pm 1/05/12 5:45pm

Has The Women's Rights Movement Screwed Over Poor Women?

Good news, ladies! Thanks to the women's rights movement, over the course of the last century or so, American women have made great advances in income equality, education level, and overall ability to have it all-ness. Well, rich women have. Poor women are still getting about equally as hosed as they were in the 1970s. » 12/19/11 11:10am 12/19/11 11:10am