In another completely astonishing development in the progress of women, banks have begun to notice that women have money they didn't get from their parents or ex-husbands and quite possibly have different things they might want to do with that money. Also, making your brochures pink doesn't make your institution or your products more attractive to female consumers of financial services. My mom, however, would like to just ask her bank to stop asking for my dad when they call, since he's not really allowed near the checkbook anyway. [The Guardian]

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