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Should I continue to work or stay at home after birth of third child?

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Answer #1 | 22/12 2013 18:17
Your day care costs almost half of what you bring in, probably more if the numbers you cite are gross and not net. You probably have expenses related to your job, such as clothing, meals, and additional auto expenses. I am thinking that you are no longer actually contributing financially, and could actually save money by not working. There are probably savings that you could add, by having time to prepare meals rather than buying prepared foods, or some home maintenance. Also, you may find some satisfaction by raising your own kids rather than have someone else raise them. It is important to get rid of debt as fast as possible, so do whatever you can do before the next one arrives. Maybe if you have a second car, you can sell it just before your delivery date to help retire your debts.

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