A study from the Fraser Institute figured out the cost of raising kids at about $3,000 a year.
A MoneySense article in 2011 said it cost about $250, 000 to raise them from birth to 18 when you can push them out of the house and convert the bedroom into something cool. Like a spare bedroom.
But it's worth it, no?
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