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When we use our debit or credit cards this Women’s History Month, we need to remember we only have them because of the long fight for women’s financial independence led by then attorney, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who later became the pioneering Supreme Court justice.

Bader Ginsburg, known as RBG, spent 50 years of her life paving the way to broaden women’s control over their lives, including the opportunity to open savings accounts or apply for credit cards without the permission of a man.


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