It goes without saying that men and women are different in infinite ways. And it goes without saying that women can be a bit more verbal about how they are feeling.
When it comes to gender and money, there's no shortage of stats on how the sexes stack up. But while you're probably used to hearing those differences dissected in discussions of salaries and pay inequality, it turns out there's a bit more to it: Gender plays a role in a whole range of everyday money matters.
Two female friends of ours recently announced their plans to retire from their jobs in September. But not our friend, Larry. The idea of retirement terrifies him.
A mansplainer assumes a woman knows less than he does. A male muter assumes a woman knows less than he does and thus feels no need to explain.
Men are from Mars, women are from Venus... or are they? Are the differences between boys and girls really that great? Or is our biological determinism more of a self-fulfilled prophecy?
I will undergo what is affectionately called a bunionectomy on my right foot. No mobility for five days and no weight bearing on my foot for six weeks. Oh, and for a little added fun and drama, I will have a spiffy cast up to the knee. Are we having fun yet?