According to data from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research
(IWPR), the income you’re losing as a result of the gender wage gap really adds up. It might just be a few thousand dollars when you first start working, but by 37, you’ve already missed out on close to $200,000. Imagine what you could have done with that money? Paid off your student loans? Bought a house? Gone on a really amazing vacation every single year?