Ryan’s college fund

Babycenter.com has a nifty little calculator that tells you the cost of raising a child… you input some values:

You hit calculate and not only does it give you a total, but it divides it up into categories. It assumes you pay for some things until they’re 18 years old (housing, food, transportation, clothing, healthcare, childcare/education, and miscellaneous) and then it adds in college costs for age 18-22.

Our total? $234,694. That’s about $10,000 a year until they’re 22 years old. And of course more of those costs

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