Value Penguin calculated the cost of raising a child. Everything from housing, food, transportation, healthcare and more.
The grand total is approximately $252,000 - if you have 2 kids! That works out to about $14,000 per child.
If you have only one child, the cost is slightly more.
There's lots of advice on how to make sure you are prepared, as well as how to get ahead of the curve here.
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