Budgeting for Your New Baby

Being a parent is expensive! A survey from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows a middle-income family will spend more than $300,000 on a child from birth to age 17. How do you deal with the sticker shock? Here are some helpful tips!

1. Make a Baby Budget
(Click here for a calculator to get started.)

2. Decide on Child Care

3. Build a Cash Cushion