An interesting article at msn on why young families are broke:
In case you haven’t figured it out, the reason you always feel broke is that you are married, with children.
It’s that simple.
Yes, you probably put too much on your Visa bill. And, yes, it’s incriminating that you know the exact price of a Starbucks Grande Mocha. But when push comes to shove, such indulgences are minor compared to the real cause.
For better or worse, we’re clueless about the financial commitment we make when we take our wedding vows.
The article then goes into the Department of Labor’s “Revised Equivalence Scale” to compare the cost of having children. The c...