We've all heard about the gender gap when it comes to pay. Women with the same levels of skill, education and experience tend to make less than men do when by all rights they should be making exactly the same.
There are a lot of rumblings among various market watchers that we are on the brink of yet another recession. Indeed, one CNBC headline recently blared "A recession worse than 2008 is coming."
Life can be difficult. Everyone in the Chicago area may have their own definition of what constitutes "difficult." For some it might mean making it through the workweek. For others, it might involve more fundamental concerns like getting food on the table or keeping a roof over the head.