Things that cost as much as raising a kid

Published: Aug 22 2014 04:55:17 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 25 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

According to the Agriculture Department, a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 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 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18, an increase of 1.8 percent from 2012. Take a look at what other things you could get for the same amount of money.

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