Tag Archives: budgeting

How-to: Budget for maternity leave

Although some employers offer paid leave, it’s not mandatory in the U.S., which means the time you spend at home after your baby arrives could come with a significant pay cut. Whether you’re planning to take eight weeks or 18, follow … Continue reading

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Let me immediately set the tone with this post—I hate divulging information regarding my finances. I hate talking finances, period! However, financial trial and error is part of growing up. It’s incredibly relatable, too. It goes hand in hand with … Continue reading

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Ask the experts: Budgeting to become a single-income household

Q: My partner and I have agreed that we’d like one of us to stay home with our baby rather than return to work. How can we ensure we’re financially ready to become a single-income household? A: Having a baby brings … Continue reading

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Ask the Experts: Budgeting for baby

Adding a baby to our family has turned our budget upside down. Any tips to share as we restructure our spending to include formula, child care, insurance, etc.? A: Few events are as disorienting as a new baby arriving. It’s … Continue reading

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