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'Historical' transfer of wealth to women highlights importance of estate planning

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 10:26 AM | By Suzana Popovic-Montag

There are a few holdovers from the Mad Men era of 50 or 60 years ago, when men were the primary breadwinners and wealth managers — and women looked after the home and family.

On the home front, even though almost four out of five women work outside the home, they still do more housework than men. Yes, men are getting better, but this evolution is happening “at a glacial pace,” as described in a Maclean’s magazine article in June 2017, following the release of results...