While many companies are attempting to do their best when it comes to gender inequality, it’s still not where we want it to be. Since women are paid 82 cents for every dollar a man makes, it leaves room for improvement. But how different is work for men and women? What is the real state of financial equality?
In a new study, financial adviser Kayla Brennan and Personal Capital wanted to learn how women’s experiences differ from men’s in the workplace. So they surveyed nearly 900 employed American men and women and more than 100 women entrepreneurs, to find out. Here are some of the highlights of that study on financial equality.
How Women Perceive Their Career Outlook
While nearly half (49%) of women felt hopeful about their career aspirations, almost 1 in 3 women weren’t as convinced and reported only feeling somewhat optimistic. About 4% of women were not hopeful at all…