“From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. “

Sophie Tucker

Do you suffer bag-lady syndrome? This was an interesting article about women’s anxiety of becoming a bag-lady. Well, at least, I’m in good company with my anxiety with others. Lily Tomlin, Gloria Steinem, Shirley MacLaine and Katie Couric all admit to having a bag lady in their anxiety closet. I like others was raised to typically depend on the males in their life (father, then husband) to perform the earning and saving roles, while they typically manage the household and raise the kids. It can be one death/divorce from becoming a bag-lady.

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Did you know?

A staggering 87 percent of the poverty stricken are elderly women.