Thursday August 13, 2020

Your Money: A parent's perspective

A mother experiences of baby budgeting.

24th March, 2013
Early childcare is a huge outlay. Photo: Thinkstock

A good friend once said to me that lack of finances was never a good reason not to have a child. The rationale was that once you have a child, you find a way to make ends meet.

We never consciously budgeted for a child, but once I knew I was pregnant, we made a determined effort not to spend. If you are already incredibly careful with your money, you need to decide what type...

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