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More Moms Are Breadwinners

‘Dramatic transformation’ of the family

May 29, 2013
By HOPE YEN, Associated Press Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WASHINGTON - A record number of American women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in their families, a sign of the rising influence of working mothers, a new study finds. Mothers now keep finances afloat in 40 percent of households with children, up from just 11 percent in 1960.

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