Dog the Swag

Splitting up the swag ("booty, money, valuables") seems to be what the congressional Republican Party is about.

Outdated Laws Cause Employee Benefit Gap

According to a soon-to-be-released book, Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws, federal policies encourage employers to provide life insurance, disability insurance and even day care for children; yet not everyone is treated the same.

Tax Day Reminds Women How Far There Is Still To Go

This week millions of Americans are frantically filling out their tax returns. And for thousands of women who work outside the home, this week represents a poignant reminder that no matter how far women have come, our nation's tax law has not kept pace.

Penalizing women

First, there was the No Child Left Behind Act to overhaul federal education law. Now comes "Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws," a new book that says many government …

Steps to Social Security Reform

Tax Day is right around the corner. And if you’re like me, you’re wringing your hands about how much we owe to the federal government. But whether we realize it or not, most people pay more in Social Security taxes than income taxes.