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IF you have kids that is. If you had a baby last year, it will cost you 245 THOUSAND dollars to raise them to the age of 18. That DOESN'T include college.


WHOA! CNN says that's up $4,260, or 2%, from the year before.  The cost is based on housing, food, transportation, clothing, health care, education, child care and miscellaneous expenses, like haircuts and cell phones