Cost of raising a child from birth to 17 hits $235K

June 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm in West Central Tribune

For $235,000, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari or raise a child for 17 years. A government report released Thursday found that a middle-income family with a child born last year will spend about that much in child-related expenses from birth through age 17. That’s a 3.5 percent increase from 2010. Continue Reading