So you’re having a baby. Congratulations! To collect this once-in-a-lifetime gift, please insert $10,000.
What?! Can someone say reality check? When many of us think about bringing a tiny baby into the world, we think about that sweet little face, the teeny-tiny clothes, and the warmth and love this precious little being will bring into our lives.
What we don’t always think about is the price tag…but perhaps we should. According to TD Canada Trust, a baby’s first year of life costs its proud parents around $10,000. When you consider that most women will also have to take some time off work, the whole financial picture can seem pretty overwhelming. So how can you make parenthood work, without going into debt to do it? Check out some tips in my new article on GoldenGirlFinance.ca: http://bit.ly/WpuhIH