Writing an article on gender differences and money has the potential to get under people’s skin. Money is a sensitive topic. Making general statements about the sexes and how they tend to handle money seems fraught with peril.
A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. 'House' for instance, is feminine: 'la casa.' 'Pencil,' however, is masculine: 'el lapiz.’ A student asked, 'What gender is 'computer'?' Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups, male [...]