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Child Care Costs

Why Working Parents Should Be Happy About Trump's Weak Child Care Proposal

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics

Here’s the surest sign yet that child care is becoming a serious issue in American politics: Even Donald Trump is talking about it. On Monday, Trump...

Funny PSA Nails The Shocking Truth About The Cost Of Child Care

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.10.2016 | Parents

It's no secret that the cost of child care in the U.S. can be astronomical (even more expensive than college tuition in many states). A new video from...

Here's A Child Care Plan That Hillary Clinton Probably Shouldn't Copy

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama has called for new programs to help working parents pay for child care. Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sander...

Child Care Costs Too Much -- And Too Little

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

The tabloids are calling it the “Kiddie Fight Club.” Two weeks ago, prosecutors in New Jersey announced they were bringing charges of cruelty and...

Here's Where Child Care Is The Least Affordable Around America

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents

To the surprise of no one, child care remains massively expensive and is putting a huge strain on the bank accounts of families around America. On...

5 Things To Do If You Are Having A Baby And Over 40

LearnVest | Posted 09.27.2014 | Parents
LearnVest

While being an older parent has it perks -- like being more settled in your career and life, in general -- it also poses unique challenges, especially when it comes to money.

Mom Whose Daughter Played Outside While She Worked Was Not Fired (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business

UPDATE: July 25 -- Robert Phillips, Harrell's lawyer, confirmed Friday that Harrell was never fired. He wrote in an email that McDonald's told him and...

Laura Bassett

Women Senators Propose Bill To Help Working Parents

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

Democratic women senators introduced a bill on Tuesday that aims to make child care less expensive for working parents by expanding the Child and Depe...

Jillian Berman

When Being A Stay-At-Home Mom Isn't A Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

Today's stay-at-home moms are often portrayed as modern-day June Cleavers decked out in head-to-toe Lululemon, shepherding their kids from school to s...

Why Hawaii Child Care Can Cost More Than College

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 05.01.2014 | Hawaii

Editor's Note: Civil Beat is examining why life in the islands is so expensive in an ongoing series, Living Hawaii. We are looking at what's behind hi...

Why Child Care Costs Are the Best Investment

Sandra Shpilberg | Posted 02.10.2014 | Money
Sandra Shpilberg

The cost of child care may be a large percentage of your salary now, but your salary today is a fraction of what it can be in the future if you stay in the workforce, and nurture your career, along with your children.

Katy Hall

LOOK: Priced Out Of Child Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents

Child care costs have risen in recent years while the federal minimum wage has not. In most states, a single parent working a minimum wage job 40 hour...

LOOK: How Much It Costs To Raise A Child Today

VisualNews.com | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
VisualNews.com

According to some striking data presented in TurboTax's latest infographic, the average American can expect to spend between $200,000 - $500,000 on their child during the first 17 years of their young one's life.

REPORT: Child Care Costs Are Rising

Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that child care costs have risen dramatically since the 1980s. The report, called "Who's Minding The...

Child Care Costs Exceeds College Tuition, Other Basic Living Expenses

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.20.2012 | Money

And you thought the cost of college tuition was bad. Even as college costs continue to rise, it turns out the greatest expense facing parents may be b...