Series: The Changing Lives Of Women http://www.kunc.org en When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off http://www.kunc.org/post/when-planning-future-women-have-been-hands It's a truism in the financial industry that women need to get more out of their money than men since they live longer and make less, especially if they take time out to care for children or aging parents. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:16:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 55053 at http://www.kunc.org When Planning For The Future, Women Have Been Hands Off IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies http://www.kunc.org/post/imfs-lagarde-women-workforce-key-healthy-economies As the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde is among an elite group of people determining how money is saved, spent and invested worldwide.<p>It's not the first time she's been a "first." Lagarde was France's first female finance minister, and before that, the first woman to chair the global law firm Baker & McKenzie.<p>As part of NPR's look at the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/177622347/the-changing-lives-of-women" target="_blank">Changing Lives of Women</a>, <em>Morning Edition</em>'s Renee Montagne spoke with Lagarde about her career and what the IMF i Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:08:00 +0000 54993 at http://www.kunc.org IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies In India, More Women Are Playing Matchmaker For Themselves http://www.kunc.org/post/india-more-women-are-playing-matchmaker-themselves In India, some of the most entertaining reading on a Sunday afternoon is found in the classified ads. Sat, 25 May 2013 12:30:42 +0000 Julie McCarthy 44827 at http://www.kunc.org In India, More Women Are Playing Matchmaker For Themselves Boomer Housemates Have More Fun http://www.kunc.org/post/boomer-housemates-have-more-fun Today more than <a href="http://papers.ccpr.ucla.edu/papers/PWP-BGSU-2012-028/PWP-BGSU-2012-028.pdf">1 in every 3 baby boomers</a> — that huge glut of people born between 1948 and 1964 — is unmarried. And those unmarried boomers are <a href="http://www.geron.org/About%20Us/press-room/Archived%20Press%20Releases/80-2012-press-releases/1329-single-baby-boomers-facing-increased-challenges-as-they-age">disproportionately women</a>. Wed, 22 May 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 44650 at http://www.kunc.org Boomer Housemates Have More Fun Stay-At-Home Dads, Breadwinner Moms And Making It All Work http://www.kunc.org/post/stay-home-dads-breadwinner-moms-and-making-it-all-work The next time you see a father out shopping with his kids, you might need to check your assumptions.<p>"I'll get the, 'Oh, look, it's a dad! That's so sweet!' "says Jonathan Heisey-Grove, a stay-at-home father of two young boys in Alexandria, Va., who is pretty sure the other person assumes he's just giving Mom a break for the day. Wed, 15 May 2013 10:19:00 +0000 Jennifer Ludden 44320 at http://www.kunc.org Stay-At-Home Dads, Breadwinner Moms And Making It All Work