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Babies and growing families

Starting (or growing) your family can shake up your big financial picture. Browse this section to find out how you can budget for today and plan for tomorrow. 
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Babies and Families

What are the costs of having a baby?

As you plan to grow your family, you may also want to consider the costs of having a baby so you can prepare your finances.

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Babies and Families

Short-term disability for pregnancy and maternity leave

If you have a baby on the way, you might be thinking about how your job and income will be affected, and how you can best support your new family on this journey.

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Babies and Families

Financial literacy - Teaching your kids to save money

Spending money comes easy to young people, but taking the time to teach financial literacy to your kids, as well as how to save money, can be a critical life skill that could follow them into adulthood.

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Babies and Families

What to do when parents and kids depend on you

About half of people in their 40s and 50s are now part of the sandwich generation, meaning they are being squeezed from both ends, caring for both children and aging parents at the same time.

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Babies and Families

Learn how to save on everyday baby supplies

Babies may be small, but the costs involved can be quite large. Take time to research available opportunities to save on your baby budget.

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Babies and Families

How to prepare your finances for a second child

In the hustle and bustle of adding a second child, it's easy to overlook how a typical family's financial dynamic will change once more.

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Babies and Families

A guide to saving this school year

When it comes to back-to-school shopping, we all could use a little help. Here’s a guide to help you plan to save!

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