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How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child?

Shady Jadali
November 16, 2017

Download PDF   The average cost of raising a child born in 2015 from birth to age 17 is projected to be $233,610, according to a recent study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture . That number varies based on the region of the country and each parent’s income level, but regardless, the point stands that having children comes with serious long-term financial obligations. Here’s a...
Wealth Strategies

Expecting? 5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Mother

Shady Jadali
May 19, 2017

Becoming a mother is an exciting and emotional time in a woman’s life. Once you and your partner know you’re expecting, however, your to-do list will start to lengthen considerably. To alleviate some of the pressure during those nine months, there’s no reason why you can’t get a jumpstart on planning before you get pregnant. As a woman, there are a lot of things you need to consider in...
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6 Financial Practices to Share with Your Children This Holiday Season

Shady Jadali
December 19, 2016

  Sticking to a budget around the holidays is already a challenge, and trying to simultaneously set a positive financial example for your children raises the stakes even higher. However, teaching your children the value of money early on can establish a foundation of good financial habits that will last a lifetime. The holidays are an opportune time to teach your kids by “showing”...