Consumer Savings Tips

The List TV: 3 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Raising a Kid

The USDA’s latest Cost of Raising a Child report is out and the numbers are startling. Today’s parents are looking at dishing out a whopping $233,610 to raise a child from birth to age 18. The cost drops a bit for the second child but, nonetheless, it’s a shocking figure and more than most families can afford. Considering that parents in the highest income bracket spend double than those who make less, it’s clear that not all the expenses that go into the total figure are all fixed.

With that said, there are plenty of ways to reduce the costs of raising a kid. Check out my top tips in this latest interview with The List TV.

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