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Cost of Raising a Child

The Most And Least Expensive Cities To Raise Children

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.21.2014 | Parents

A recent report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture stated that the cost of raising a child is $250,000. But the folks at finance website NerdWall...

This Is How Much It Costs To Raise A Child In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents

It's no shocker that raising a child can put a strain on family finances. But seeing the total cost may leave you stunned. The average cost of rai...

It Costs HOW Much To Raise A Child?

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.15.2013 | Parents

New parents, you might want to look away. The USDA just released its estimate of what it will cost to raise a child born in 2012 until the age of ...

LOOK: How Much It Costs To Raise A Child Today | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents

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.

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...

Here's How Much It Costs To Raise A Child

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.14.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — For $235,000, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari – or raise a child for 17 years. A government report released Thursda...

The Top 10 Money Pitfalls Moms Should Watch Out For

LearnVest | Posted 07.21.2012 | Parents

No matter how awesome parents are, we're still human. And sometimes we even run out of time to think about how we handle our money.