Why Homemakers Should Demand Control of 100% of the Family Finances

The spouse that isn’t allowed to work shouldn’t have to beg for an allowance.

Walter Rhein
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7 min readMay 17, 2024

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Both my wife and I have always held jobs. To be perfectly honest, I’d be quite happy to be a “homemaker,” but due to wage stagnation, my family has found it impossible to survive on a single salary.

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Walter Rhein
Heart Affairs

I have 10+ years experience as a certified English and Physics teacher. 20+ years of experience as an editor, journalist, blogger and novelist.