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Published July 05, 2012, 11:30 PM

Richards: Planning, frugality can trim kid-related costs

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it’ll cost my husband and me nearly $235,000 to raise our son, Owen, to age 18. That’s how much a middle-income family may spend to raise a child born in 2011, not adjusted for projected inflation, an annual USDA report released last month shows.

By: Sherri Richards, INFORUM

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