THE COST OF RAISING A CHILD IN BIDENs AMERICA

Written by on August 30, 2022


THE COST OF RAISING A CHILD IN BIDEN’S AMERICA

Shared By Peter Boykin – American Political Commentator / Citizen Journalist

 

THE COST OF RAISING A CHILD IN BIDEN’S AMERICA

 

It now costs more than $300,000 to raise a child through high school, thanks to out-of-control inflation brought on by the policies of the Biden regime.

 

Details: The Brookings Institute ran the numbers for the average married, middle-income couple with two children and calculated what it would cost to raise them through the age of 17:

 

The grand total was $310,605 – an average of $18,271 per year.

 

That number has risen by $26,011 – a 9% jump – since they last conducted this study two years ago.

 

Big picture: Inflation is currently sitting near a 40-year-high.

 

The past three months saw:

 

July: 8.6%

June: 9.1%

April: 8.5%

 

The essentials: And when you look at essential categories for families raising children, you can see why it’s gotten so expensive.

 

In July 2022, compared to the prior year:

 

🥪 Food prices rose 10.9%

🍼 Baby food rose 15%

⛽️ Gasoline rose 44%

💡 Home electricity rose 15.2%

💨 Home utility gas rose 20.5%

🚼 Infant and toddler clothes rose 8.2%

 

Isabel Sawhill, a senior fellow at Brookings said: “A lot of people are going to think twice before they have either a first child or a subsequent child because everything is costing more.”

 

[Source: WSJ, Brookings Institute]

 

 

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