Thursday, February 20, 2014

Who is the primary breadwinner?

Family dynamics are drastically changing. The familiar scene in Leave it to Beaver is disappearing.  A shift in the role of family breadwinner is happening across America as women are earning more than their husbands. A 2013 report from the Pew Research Center showed that women are the primary breadwinner in 40% of U.S. households with children, including single moms. The article below further examines this interesting change in our society. 
This information is relevant for family mediation with regards to alimony/spousal support. It's no longer the husband who is solely responsible for making alimony payments; women may be responsible as well.

No comments:

Post a Comment