Women and money: the struggle to juggle

For many couples, a high-earning female is a blessing rather than a problem: the advantages of one member maximising their income are manifest.

But many women who provide financially for their families say they are overburdened — and in some cases ashamed — as they struggle to juggle multiple roles. Caroline Gordon-Smith, Head of Family at Stevens & Bolton LLP, is quoted in a recent FT Money feature, which has looked at the tensions that can bubble to the surface with a disparity in earnings and responsibilities.

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