According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs a middle-income, two-parent household an average of $226,920 to raise a child. While this number covers just the basics, most parents end up spending much more. That’s because extracurricular activities, especially those that are sports-related, can add up to a small fortune. Do the benefits of a well-rounded child outweigh the financial burden? We crunched the numbers to find out.
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