Typical costs of a new baby

Typical costs of a new baby

The arrival of a new baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. But it's also an expensive one! You'll need to buy all kinds of things for your new bundle of joy and may be wondering how much you can expect to spend. The answer: quite a bit! Here's a closer...

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How to Employ Your Child Legally

How to Employ Your Child Legally

If you look up regulations that help you pay less tax on income, you might wonder – can you pay your kid 12k a year – really? Well, yes and no. How to Hire Your Kid as an Employee If you already give your kid an allowance then you might want to find a way to get a tax...

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5 Postpartum Self-Care Items Worth Every Penny

5 Postpartum Self-Care Items Worth Every Penny

5 Postpartum Self-Care Items Worth Every Penny As you’re getting ready for the arrival of your newborn baby, preparing for the postpartum and recovery phase is equally as important as nesting and packing your birth bag. Depending on the hospital or birth center, you...

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Should I start a 529 for my baby?

Should I start a 529 for my baby?

Once you know you’re expecting a baby, you will be inundated with all sorts of offers to assist in the financial wellness of your baby. From life insurance to 529 plans, it can be difficult to navigate which route would best serve you and your family. Many families...

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Five Unexpected Benefits of Cloth Diapers

Five Unexpected Benefits of Cloth Diapers

Every parent is reminded of the expenses it takes to raise children. In these modern times, most parents assume that disposable diapers are an expensive necessity that is part of having a baby. Some parents hear about cloth diapering but dismiss it immediately, as the...

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How to Prepare Your Budget for Infant Childcare

How to Prepare Your Budget for Infant Childcare

When you’re expecting a baby, there are a lot of expenses that seem to come out of nowhere. It can be tough to estimate how much money is enough. One such expense is childcare. If both parents work out of the home, infant childcare costs may seem like a necessary...

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