Benefits of a stay-at-home parent

Infographic: The Cost of the Stay-at-Home Parent

No parent can put a price on the gift of leaving the workforce to help raise a child – but that doesn’t mean the choice of being a stay-at-home parent isn’t a costly one.


Learn how much parents spend on raising a family and how much it impacts their debt – whether they’re at home or at the office – with this infographic.


 stay at home parent statistics





Weighing the pros and cons of having a parent stay at home with the kids isn’t always an easy choice to make. That’s why we have several resource articles and online calculators to help you make the right financial choices for your family.



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