• How Much Do Kids Cost?

    You can't measure the worth of a child. Their love, their energy and the joy they bring are worth every sacrifice. But the truth is that hav...

    Teach Your Children to be Financially Independent

    Financial lessons are a part of giving your children a bright future. Getting them ready to manage money and how to set long-term goals are ...

    The Financial Facts of Motherhood

    The financial implications of motherhood means moms must adjust their finances to fit the needs of their growing family whether they are a m...

    Advice To New Parents

    What does it mean to be a good parent? It's a question so many of us wrestle with as we raise our children. And in today's world, there's no shortage of information or advice on the subject. At Protective, we really believe it comes down to a few fundamentals, most of which aren't what we worry about on a daily basis.

    Saving for Your Baby's Arrival

    Preparing to add to your family can be an exciting time, and with a bit of financial planning you may be able to alleviate some of the stres...

    Autism's Effects on Your Finances

    The financial challenges for raising an Autistic child can be just as overwhelming as the emotional ones. National Autism Awareness Month is...

    Seven Smart Money Things to do When You're Having a Baby

    A baby is more than new cribs and tiny clothes, there is a business side to building your family as well. From budget impacts to changing financial goals, it all arrives with your bundle of joy.

  • All Learning Center articles are general summaries that can be used when considering your financial future at various life stages. The information presented is for educational purposes and meant to supplement other information specific to your situation. It is not intended as investment advice and does not necessarily represent the opinion of Protective Life or its subsidiaries.

    Neither Protective Life nor its representatives offer legal or tax advice. We encourage you to consult with your financial adviser and legal or tax adviser regarding your individual situations before making investment, social security, retirement planning, and tax‐related decisions. For information about Protective Life and its products and services, visit www.protective.com.

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    The information across our Learning Center is designed for individuals and families to help provide easy access to information that can help with your financial plan. Whether you’re having your first child and trying to determine what your budget needs to be or you’re chasing toddlers or even teenagers and trying to plan for the next phase of your life – you need information to help you get started. In this section, we’ve covered topics such as budgeting for a baby, planning for college and even building an emergency fund. We hope you find this information helpful. If you don’t see what you need, please let us know. You can find us on or follow us on Twitter via @ProtectiveLife. We’d love to hear from you.

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