The cost of raising a child
Jun18

The cost of raising a child

How much do you really want a kids? Very much you say? $234,900 US for clothes, shelter and other necessities please! Relax, you have seventeen years! If you want to send them to college,  make that $295,560 inflation adjusted dollars. [1] A report by the US government predicts that middle class families  will spend on $234,900 in the first seventeen years of a fairly new (2011) kid’s life. If you didn’t know that kids...

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Helping Your Kids Save Money
Sep25

Helping Your Kids Save Money

Some of us have been blessed with the finances of our parents, giving us a jump start as we entered adulthood. Many of us haven’t. Starting off with a decent nest egg and starting off from scratch can make a tremendous difference, especially when considering the effects of compound interest. When looking at it this way, there are few substitutes for an early start when considering building wealth. As adults, we accept the tools we...

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