The web’s #1 personal finance guru shows breadwinning women how to enjoy healthy, loving relationships.
More women than ever today are their household’s topearner. But they face a much higher risk of burnout, infidelity, depression, and divorce. In this much-needed audioook, Farnoosh Torabi, a breadwinner herself, reveals eyeopening personal stories from a broad range of women and startling new research to candidly address how income imbalances affect relationships. Required reading for women—single or married—When She Makes More shares Torabi’s ten essential rules, and opens a new door to love, fulfillment, and success at work and at home.
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About the Author
Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, speaker, and TV personality. Her work and advice have been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and in Entrepreneur, Time, and Money magazines. Her television credits include the Today show, ABC, CNN, LIVE with Kelly and Michael, The Dr. Oz Show, and The View. She hosted the Webby-nominated show Financially Fit on Yahoo!, the number one personal finance series on the Web. She and her husband live in Brooklyn. Learn more about Farnoosh at Farnoosh.tv.
Read an Excerpt
This dramatic economic shift can lead to guilt, shame, and questions of identity for both sexes. Money is already a bone of contention for most people; when she makes more, however, the plot thickens.
Table of Contents
Introduction Money and Margaritas ix
Chapter 1 Rule #1: Face the Facts 1
Chapter 2 Rule #2: Rewrite the Fairy Tale 23
Chapter 3 Rule #3: Level the Financial Playing Field 55
Chapter 4 Rule #4: Hack the Hypotheticals 81
Chapter 5 Rule #5: Cater to the Male Brain 99
Chapter 6 Rule #6: Buy Yourself a Wife (and Other Tips to Avoid Domestic Drudgery) 119
Chapter 7 Rule #7: Break the Glass Ceiling but Carry a Shield 143
Chapter 8 Rule #8: Plan Parenthood… from Conception to College and Beyond 169
Chapter 9 Rule #9: Grow a Thicker Skin 203
Chapter 10 Rule #10: Remember to Breathe 215
What People are Saying About This
“In When She Makes More, Farnoosh Torabi unmasks the challenges female breadwinners face and provides solid solutions for protecting your finances and your relationship.”
—Tory Johnson, Good Morning America contributor and New York Times #1 bestselling author of The Shift
“When She Makes More is an inspiring, optimistic book that equips today's female breadwinners with smart solutions for overcoming the personal and professional trip wires of our new economic reality.”
—Barbara Corcoran, author of Shark Tales and host of The Millionaire Broker with Barbara Corcoran on CNBC
“I predict Farnoosh’s ground breaking book will save more relationships than couples counseling ever could. Superbly researched, well-written, engagingly fun, I couldn’t put it down. Every working woman, married or single, needs to read this empowering guide! I’m so grateful I did.”
—Barbara Stanny, author of Secrets of Six-Figure Women
“When She Makes More is a book of liberation from old ideas about women in the workforce who want to have it all. Torabi’s intelligence, respect for research, and vibrant prose put the book in an elite class with the best self-help books from financial gurus and masters of psychological nonfiction.”
—Amanda Steinberg, founder of DailyWorth.com