Family life has never been financially easy, but luckily there are 17 cheapest states to live in the US for families where you can manage handling all the expenses and might even have some savings on the side.
How many people have you met that are not even married but live together and don’t plan on raising a family anytime soon because of the money? When you put all the expenses on the paper, that really makes sense.
First of all, when organizing a wedding they, a couple should prepare for big expenses. First of all, the dress that is as expensive as an average woman’s full closet. Then, the restaurant where you need to pay for an average meal for each guest. There are also flowers, decoration, cake, church, papers, presents, band, and many more expected and even more unexpected bills. This means that your parents have to give up on their whole savings, but luckily for you, they might be saving it for years just because of this. If you and your other half decide to finance everything on your own, expect some loan that you will be paying off for at least 10 years. Is this paper really worth it? In my opinion, no. You can always organize a lunch for closest family and friends and that’s all. You don’t need a fiesta to make this your special day. After all, tomorrow is a new day and you need to survive it.
When it comes to children, no one is willing to take a risk on making a baby that they won’t be able to financially support. As ugly as it sounds, but a baby is an expense. There are diapers, bottles, cosmetics, medications, clothes, bed, and it never ever stops. Sure, you want to teach your children how to live a modest life but none of us wants those little innocent creatures to suffer and live without some basic goods.
When I got pregnant, I got fired from my job. I really couldn’t afford to sue the company and my boyfriend didn’t have some well-paid job. After we split up, imagine how disappointed I was for not being able to support my baby. I could only afford to buy some food for 10 days and that was it. Luckily, my mother and grandparents were there to help. But what happens to people who are on their own? If you are one of them, check out the list of 17 cheapest states to live in the US for families.