Things that cost as much as raising a kid

POSTED: 4:55 PM Aug 22 2014   UPDATED: 3:00 AM Apr 07 2015

According to the Agriculture Department, a middle-income family with a child born in 2014 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18. Take a look at what other things you could get for the same amount of money.

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According to the Agriculture Department, a middle-income family with a child born in 2014 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18. Take a look at what other things you could get for the same amount of money.

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