This report originally appeared in the March/April 2014 print issue of Kids Today
As the economy improves, women's economic concerns ease and their focus shifts to the future, according to a recent study from FleishmanHillard. In 2011, the economy was the No. 1 concern among women and this past year women reported their child's future as their primary concern.
One 24-year-old says, ??My biggest goal is to provide a comfortable and good life for my daughter, and making sure she grows into a responsible, independent and compassionate individual.?÷ This report also explores women in the workforce and increasing incomes. Today there are 69% more working women in the work force than 30 years ago, with 74.8 million women in 2012, compared with 44.3 million in 1980. That's nearly half of the total workforce, at 47%, compared with 43% thirty years ago.
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