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How Trusts Work

 How Trusts Work

You don't need to be a teenage millionaire to have a trust fund. Learn more about trusts and how to use them at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Biggest Expenses in a Couple's First Year

 10 Biggest Expenses in a Couple's First Year

Marriage may be fueled by love, but living together costs money. Learn a couple's biggest first year expenses at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Biggest Expenses in Baby's First Year

10 Biggest Expenses in Baby's First Year

Having a baby is a joyous milestone, but remember having a child also comes with a price tag. Learn some first year baby expenses at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Biggest Expenses in a Couple's First Year

 10 Biggest Expenses in a Couple's First Year

Marriage may be fueled by love, but living together costs money. Learn a couple's biggest first year expenses at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Financial Events to Plan for in Your Children's Lives

 10 Financial Events to Plan for in Your Children's Lives

If you're a parent, you have some financial events to plan for in your kid's lives. Learn what some of those financial events are and how you can be ready. See more »

How much does it cost to raise a child?

 How much does it cost to raise a child?

Kids cost a fortune, but do you know exactly how much? Learn how much it costs to raise a child at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How much does it cost to have a baby?

 How much does it cost to have a baby?

Depending on many factors, having a baby comes with a built-in sticker shock. Learn more about how much it costs to have a baby at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How much should your child get for allowance?

 How much should your child get for allowance?

Kids often expect instant gratification, but an allowance teaches budgeting basics. Learn just how much your child deserves in allowance at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Which is more expensive: Day care or stay-at-home parenting?

 Which is more expensive: Day care or stay-at-home parenting?

Between day care and stay-at-home parenting, there are many options to raising your kids. Learn the cost difference at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How much does it cost to adopt a child?

 How much does it cost to adopt a child?

How much does it cost to adopt a child? Learn where adoption costs come from and how much to plan to save before adopting. See more »