How would you like to pay thousands less for the most common big ticket kids’ expenses?
If you have two or more kids, you’ll be surprised how many places have existing policies for sibling discounts, which can slash 10% to 25% off the stated cost for one or more of your children, depending on the policy.
You just need the balls to ask for the discount whenever paying for more than one-at-a-time for these common, expensive kid costs.
The average annual cost for two children (an infant and a 4-year-old) in a full-time childcare center ranged from $9,175 in Mississippi to $28,606 in Massachusetts.
It’s the highest single household expense in the Northeast, Midwest and South, surpassed only by housing costs in the West, according to, “Parents & The High Cost of Child Care 2013” which surveyed state Child Care Resource & Referral network offices about 2012 daycare costs.
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