Chapter 9
Financing Child- and Pet-Care Costs
In This Chapter
• Keeping your kids and your wallet happy
• Saving money on car seats without sacrificing safety
• Getting the most for your pet-care dollars
• New ways to use everyday items for your pets
Few things in life are as rewarding as raising children and caring for pets. Few things are as expensive, too! Caring for these lovable beings need not break your bank, though. From preemptive planning to innovative solutions, there are countless ways to make sharing a household with kiddos and furry critters easier to bear financially. By stretching your imagination and your dollars, your children can leave you with an empty nest, not an empty wallet, and your pets needn’t drain your budget dry. (For ...

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