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August 18, 2014 12:07 PM

Report: Cost to raise today’s child tops $245,000

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.

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