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Starting a Family

Tax Breaks Every Parent Should Know About

New parents often find themselves overwhelmed by the expenses that come with a baby. From nursery furnishings to "onesies" to countless diapers, your ...

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Getting a Social Security Number For Your Baby

A Social Security number is the federal government's way of identifying your child. Your child will need a Social Security number in order for you to ...

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A New Parent Checklist: Starting a Family

Having a child -- either by birth or by adoption -- can be one of the most exciting and meaningful things you do. At the same time, bringing a baby in...

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Newborn Testing

Shortly after birth, your baby will be tested for a number of genetic disorders and health problems. The precise testing that your baby will receive d...

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Health Insurance and Pregnancy: Coverage for You and Your New Baby

If you are a new parent or expectant mother, you'll depend on your health insurance for everything from prenatal and maternity care to pediatric visit...

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Finding a Babysitter or Nanny

Follow these steps to screen and hire a babysitter or nanny.

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Work and Family: Creating a Family-Friendly Work Arrangement

If you are having trouble balancing work with a new baby, you are not alone. Most new parents find their schedules and their energy overburdened by th...

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Tax Relief for Child Care Expenses

Every working parent knows that the cost of good child care is expensive and ever-increasing. Luckily, the federal government offers two tax breaks th...

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Child Care Credit vs. Dependent Care Account: Which to Choose

Every working parent knows that the cost of good child care is expensive and ever-increasing. Luckily, the federal government offers two tax breaks th...

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