For single moms, economic mobility is an uphill battle. Employers hesitate to hire ‘em, child care costs are through the roof, and saving is damn near impossible – I mean it is tough! Single moms, compared to married mothers, are more likely to kiss their dreams of prosperity and wealth goodbye.
“Married mothers earned a median family income of $80,000 in 2011, almost four times more than families led by a single mom,” according to an op-ed piece entitled The Mysterious and Alarming Rise of Single Parenthood in America. Yikes!
Aparna Mathur, co-author of the op-ed piece and resident scholar of the […]