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In the early years of your adult life, debt can add up quickly. From paying back student loans to buying a car to purchasing a home, expenses may add up…
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Your emailed receipts are saved on your computer. The bank statements you get by mail are haphazardly tossed into a desk drawer. Your car insurance policy is buried somewhere in a…
Mom filing paperwork with baby daughter
If you’re expecting your first child, you’ve probably heard about the mountains of diapers you’ll go through. But have you thought about all the paperwork that comes with a new…
mom on maternity leave with newborn baby
For expectant mothers who work, planning maternity leave for the first time can prompt many questions: How much time off can I take? What options do I have for paid leave?…
baby eating
Two of the most important, fundamental aspects of having baby can also be two of the most expensive: food and daily care. As your baby grows, your food expenses will…
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Raising an infant requires the parents to focus on the present. The numerous responsibilities regarding health, day care and daily budgeting can fill most of the waking hours of any…
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New parents and expecting parents can be overwhelmed by the additional responsibilities and expenses that go hand-in-hand with infants. A key source of financial stress can be all of the…
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Some parents start planning for college as soon as they find out they’re expecting. It’s smart to set up a 529 college savings plan and do the math to figure out just…
Saving For College? Don’t Wait To Get Schooled
Saving for your child’s college education can seem a lot like writing a term paper—putting it off usually doesn’t make it any easier. Parents who’ve put their kids through college and financial…
Saving Strategies: Financial Advice for New Parents
Having your first baby can be a lot like visiting a foreign country. You may feel sluggish or uncertain and end up spending more money than you planned. That’s why…