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Cost of Child Care

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...

9 Things Parents Could Buy With The Money They Spend On Child Care

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents

You could spend two weeks straight drinking margaritas with three of your closest friends at Club Med... or, you could put your baby in day care. ...

Rep. Steve Israel: Let's Start With Child Care

Rep. Steve Israel | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Rep. Steve Israel

Many of my constituents tell me about the struggles they've faced when figuring out how to balance a career -- and a much-needed income -- with raising children. Or they talk about deciding whether it was financially worth it for them to return to work versus staying home with their kids.

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...

The Costs Of Raising A Child At Every Age

LearnVest | Posted 05.10.2013 | Parents

It's no surprise that the overall cost of raising kids is skyrocketing. The cost of raising a child from birth to 17 rose 25% from 2000 to 2010. We spoke with parents around the country to find out which costs have surprised them most.

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...

Ditch The Babysitter

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.07.2012 | Money

Welcome to A Dollar A Day, where every day we'll dish out creative and quirky ways to save on your living expenses. A night out for a parent with ...