10 Ways To Save When You’re Expecting a Baby

How To Save Money When Expecting A Baby Minimize your purchases until after your baby shower. Here’s one that embarrasses my wife – be willing to return/exchange shower gifts.  Better to have want you want then something that you’ll never use. Tell your friends.  Baby needs don’t last forever so there is probably someone who has a kid who just grew out of something.  The would be glad to … [Read more...]

Should You Pay Extra For Maternity Insurance Coverage?

In light of the birth of my third child yesterday I posted about the average cost of delivering a baby.  As a follow up I thought we should ask this question – should you pay extra for maternity insurance coverage? It is becoming more common for insurance companies to add maternity insurance as an additional option (called a maternity ‘rider’).  For example, you might pay an additional $2,000 … [Read more...]