How much money should be saved before having a baby?
How do you financially prepare for a baby?
- Understand your health insurance and anticipate costs.
- Plan for maternity/paternity leave.
- Draft your pre-baby budget.
- Plan your post-delivery budget.
- Choose a pediatrician within your insurance network.
- Start or check your emergency fund.
How much does a baby cost the first year?
How do you know if you are financially ready for a baby?
- You Have Savings or an Emergency Fund. It is no secret life is unpredictable.
- Your Career is Stable.
- You Have Healthcare.
- You Know How to Budget and Live Frugally.
- You Have Your Debt Under Control.
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How much does it cost to have a baby in 2020?
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.