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Let’s Settle the Debate: Does Life Cost More for Men or Women?

Researchers in California once discovered that women in that state annually pay around $1,351 more than men for basic services—adding up to about $15 billion a year nationwide. But discrimination in pricing works both ways: Men can get overcharged too. Here are seven occasions where it’s advantageous to be a man, or a woman.