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How Much Do Kids Cost?

Guess How Much It Costs to Raise a Kid?

We all know that raising kids costs a lot of money, and that amount has been increasing over the years. In fact, the US Department of Agriculture released a 2010 report on the costs of raising children, and it seems that the cost has risen by 22 percent in five decades. Guess how much it costs to raise a kid from birth to the age of 17 in a middle-income, husband-and-wife family?

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