Parenting

Posts about the financial costs of pregnancy, childbirth, and raising a family.

We have lots of great articles on how to budget, save, and invest as a parent, but we bet you're looking for one of these:

Parenthood is likely to be one of the most expensive undertakings of your life. Juggling daycare and college savings on top of all the increased costs to housing, transportation, clothing, and food that come with having a baby can really wreak havoc on your budget.

These articles will help you manage your money when parenting!

cost of freezing eggs

The True Cost of Freezing Your Eggs

More young women are opting to pay the cost to freeze their eggs in order to have more control over their fertility. But is it always a good investment? As…
motherhood tax

The Impossible Price of the Motherhood Tax

Children are expensive. But what may surprise you is children are far and away more expensive for women than men. The “Motherhood Tax” is a term that describes the difference…
How Does Maternity & Parental Leave Work in Canada?

How Does Maternity Leave Work in Canada?

Canada has one of the most generous maternity and parental leave programs in the developed world. But most people won’t ask “how does maternity leave work in Canada?” until they…

The Canada Learning Bond Explained

Lower-income Canadian families using an RESP also have the option of maximizing their return through the Canada Learning Bond, or CLB. The CLB can provide up to $2,000 worth of…
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