According to an
inforgraphic compiled by TurboTax, parents can expect to spend
between $200,000 to $500,000 on a child by the time they turn 17.
That's right, $500,000 before college costs.
The infographic below breaks down the different expenses
involved with raising a child, from the day they're born up to age
17. According to the TurboTax numbers, the biggest expense is
housing, followed by child care and education.
Tell us in the comments below what surprised you most about this
inforgraphic. Or, is it about what you expected when reflecting on
your own budget?
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