I Can't Afford Kids, Either

I read an article on nbcnews today about newlyweds and affording kids and I thought, "That could be us!"...more
I definitely agree, I actually just wrote an article about how couples put off getting married ...more

Taking Money Out of the Should-I-Have-A-Baby Equation

I had a chat with my friend Jen recently about the cost of raising kids, and something she said has been stuck in my mind ever since. I told her that money was probably the #1 or #2 reason we might not have kids (depending on where you rank a lack of desire to actually have them). She seemed surprised by this, and suggested that I take money out of the equation entirely and focus solely on deciding whether or not we want kids first....more