Friday, January 18, 2008

Study Abroad Japan: Housewives manage estimated 12.5 trillion yen



"She (The Japanese housewife) holds much domestic power, often autonomously, while her husband is working all hours of the day and night. She also holds the purse strings of her husband’s salary which, according to some analysts, is an estimated ¥12.5 trillion in household savings."

Source:Japanese Housewife Online Traders,
January 15, 2008, Magazine No 75, Japan Inc.
Online trading, By Antonia McLaughlin
http://www.japaninc.com/mgz_jan-feb_2008_housewife-online-trading