Earlier this month, Personal Finance Advice and others reported on a study by Salary.com saying that a stay-at-home mom’s job is equivalent to an amalgamation of many vocations that would together provide an annual salary of $134,121.
Carl Bialik, the “Numbers Guy” at the Wall Street Journal calls foul.
The Wall Street Journal likely emailed this story to hundreds of bloggers, so I’m sure you’ll hear more about it, while other bloggers will ignore it a piece of mass-email (or spam). I wanted to share the link because I enjoy when individuals dispute studies that quickly become widely accepted.
Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published May 10, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.