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one whose earnings are the primary source of support for their dependents

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Investopedia, an American financial education website, defines a breadwinner as someone who contributes 'the largest portion of household income, which generally covers most household expenses and financially support dependents.' To be considered a breadwinner, a person must have paid more than half of the total household bills, including rent, electric and water bills, insurance, property taxes, groceries, repairs and other common household expenses.
Rather than make him feel bad that you've been the main breadwinner, make him feel that he can now contribute more as you move into this new and exciting phase of your lives.
100 female trainees received the skills of preparing the feasibility study for projects, management and marketing of products manufactured by trainees to achieve returns that contribute to improving the living conditions of family breadwinners.
The budget is anchored on the total income generated by the breadwinner or breadwinners of the household.
"From Broke to Breadwinner" shows single moms how to take charge of their life and their finances, while being the best parent for their children.
Pia Wurtzbach recalls life as waitress, factory worker !-- -- Jan Milo Severo ( - October 9, 2018 - 12:52pm MANILA, Philippines Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach recently opened up about being her family's breadwinner since her younger years, which paved way for her to reach her dreams.
Nora Twomey's 'The Breadwinner' won the jury prize, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.
But Romero noted that many Filipino families, especially those who are poor, depend on just one breadwinner, usually, the father or the eldest child.
Also a breadwinner, she told Daily News Egypt that she is living in the governorate of Beheira, working as a farmer with a daily wage.
Bahraini families qualify to receive between 50 per cent to 150 per cent of the salary of the main breadwinner every month depending on criteria that the government is currently drawing up after a consensus with legislators was reached last month.
'The family lost their breadwinner and emotions are still high.
The Kilkenny-based studio are hoping it'll be third time lucky as their latest offering The Breadwinner is up for an Oscar was also recently nominated for a Golden Globe.
KARACHI -- A young man, the sole breadwinner for his family, died while several others fell unconscious after inhaling toxic fumes at a departmental store here in North Nazimabad on Saturday.
Maneesh Bakshi Doha THE 5th Ajyal Youth Film Festival, organised by Doha Film Institute (DFI), began on Wednesday with the MENA premiere screening of Nora Twomey's enchanting animated film 'The Breadwinner' at Katara.
Angelina Jolie was accompanied by her two daughters, Zahara, 12, and Shiloh, 11, at the red carpet premiere for "The Breadwinner."