Financing a Family

Having a family means having a lot of expenses. Here we'll help you with your family finances by providing simple tips to help get your budget on track before your baby arrives and beyond.

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How Much Is Your Baby Really Costing You?

The hard costs of raising a child from birth to age 18 are now around $230,000. What parents are sacrificing to reach this number is often worrisome to their personal bottom line. A financial expert weighs in on how to ensure your family's financial security. 

What to Expect: Hospital Birth Costs

Giving birth doesn't come cheap. From prenatal care and epidurals to pre-term deliveries and hospital stays, here's the bottom line on hospital births.

Money Moves for Your Growing Family

One little baby adds a whole lot to your financial equation.

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Checklist: How Much Does It Cost to Have a Baby?

It takes moxie and moolah to have a baby. To estimate how much it will cost you, you need to find out what's covered on your insurance policy and what's not.