Should annuities pay out the same for men and women?

2019-05-06

My previous post on the idea of allowing workers to buy cheap inflation-indexed annuities through Social Security with some of their 401(k) holdings raised a question: would men and women get the same monthly benefit for their premium as under private sector defined-benefit plans or different amounts as occurs todayRead More →

How parenthood foils STEM careers — and not just for women

2019-03-11

The sky-high cost of having a first child can also include leaving your STEM job. About four in 10 women (43%) leave their full-time employment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics following the birth or adoption of their first child, according to research recently published in the peer-reviewed Proceedings ofRead More →