As many of our regular readers know, Mr. CMF and I adopted a baby in summer 2014. We love this little miss to pieces, but we have already seen firsthand how expensive children can be. Ever since we became parents we have become even more conscientious spenders, since now we have another mouth to feed […]READ MORE >>
Parenthood: Are You Financially Prepared?
The same day that our daughter was born this past summer, USA Today ran the following headline to its “Snapshot” on the front page of the Money section. Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Parental Preparedness: How Much Do You Have Set Aside for a Family Financial Emergency? What […]READ MORE >>
Is It Harder For Parents to Achieve Financial Independence?
Those of you who have been reading my blog for a while know that Mr. CMF and I have been traveling the alternate and expensive road to parenthood for several years now. We are now pursuing domestic adoption and hope to become parents later this summer. Crazy! We are excited and hopeful that everything will […]READ MORE >>