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4 Financial Steps Every New Parent Needs to Take

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Having a baby creates a whole new set of financial responsibilities and it can be confusing to know where to start. If you want to give your family the financial security it deserves, here are four steps that will put you on the right track. 1. Talk money with your honey If you have a spouse... read more

Bumpies Share Their Clever Money-Saving Tips

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Looking for new ways to cut back on your spending? We love these helpful (and clever!) money-saving tips and tricks that Bumpies shared on our message boards. Need more budgeting advice? Visit the Money Matters message board on The Nest. Tell us, what are your favorite ways to save money? Plus, more from The... read more

Average Child Care Costs In Each State — Where’s Yours On This List?

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Looks like college isn’t the only thing parents should save for. Child Care Aware of America (CCAA) recently reported that the cost of child care has increased to the point where some families simply can’t afford it. CCAA reported the cost of child care for infants, four-year-olds and school-age children, and found some unsettling... read more