What’s the real cost of raising your child? Upromise shares this informative infographic with some shockingly high numbers. Over $12k for baby’s first year, and an average of $235k from birth to age 17?! Ouch. No wonder my wallet is so light.
They also share some advice on saving on back to school (and year-round) with Upromise.com and Upromise credit cards.
Download the PDF here to check it out in more detail.
After our back to school budgeting adventures I know you can spend less, but you can also easily spend more especially if you have to drop $25 on cleats for 3 kids. Speaking from experience here, folks.
I’m in Denver for the Financial Bloggers Conference, so while I’m away I’d love to hear what you think. Do these numbers seem high to you? Low? Let’s discuss in the comments.