Cost of Raising a Child

Danielle Kurtzleben talked about a Vox.com piece she authored, “The $245,000 Price Tag for Raising an American Child, in Five… read more

Danielle Kurtzleben talked about a Vox.com piece she authored, “The $245,000 Price Tag for Raising an American Child, in Five Charts.” She included the cost of housing, food, transportation, child care up to the age of 18, but left college and pre-natal care out of her calculations. She also discussed some of the miscellaneous costs that vary widely from family to family, single-parent families, and other factors.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 27, 2014

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  • Aug 27, 2014 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 27, 2014 | 7:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 2014 | 11:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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