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Babies and growing families

Starting (or growing) your family can shake up your big financial picture. Browse this section to find out how you can budget for today and plan for tomorrow. 
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Babies and Families

Moms and money

The financial implications of motherhood means moms must adjust their finances to fit the needs of their growing family whether they are a mom in the labor force or a stay-at-home mom.

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Babies and Families

Moms make the world go 'round

Moms, you really are superheroes. Without you, we wouldn’t know how to tie our shoes, drive a car, love ourselves or others.

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Babies and Families

New parent financial steps

Becoming a parent brings great responsibility. Stay on top of your finances with a few basic to-dos designed to help you secure your financial future.

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Babies and Families

New parent orientation and financial first steps

Our friends, Penn and Kim Holderness tell new parents how it's really going to be. Their truth bombs include the good, the bad and even the icky about becoming a parent.

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Babies and Families

Parents of growing kids: A look back and forward

Our friends Penn and Kim Holderness are back again. This time they share the stress every parent feels as their child begins to grow up. The "Back Nine" years mean cars, college exams and — oh, no — dating!

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Babies and Families

Saving for your baby's arrival

Preparing for a baby can be an exciting time, and financial planning can help alleviate some of the stress that can arrive along with your baby.

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Babies and Families

Sound second hand purchases for your baby

Consider purchasing some baby items second hand in an effort to stay on track with your family budget. Here are helpful tips to get started.

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