Dream of quitting your job to stay home with the kids? The first step is understanding your expenses. The second? Seeing if your family can cover them comfortably on just one salary. Remember, the more accurate the information you enter, the more confident you can be about the results. * Not sure what to put in each slot? Click on the ? for tips. If something doesn't apply to you, go ahead and leave the field blank.
*Disclaimer: This is meant to be a basic tool for estimating expenses and the economic feasibility of stay-at-home parenting. You should confer with your accountant or financial planner before making decisions about living on one full-time salary or two.