Business Insider wrote one of those lists that shows which metro areas are the most expensive to live in. If you took it at face value, you’d believe that Baltimore was one of the most expensive cities to live in in the entire U.S., with annual cost of living higher than in Los Angeles, Chicago, and other metro areas.
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Here’s an idea: When we give teenagers the pregnancy talk, along with discussions of birth control and responsibility, we should hand out a copy of the USDA’s annual “Cost of Raising a Child” report. Because, frankly, it’s terrifying. Parents of kids born in 2013 will spend an average of $245,340 (or $304.480 adjusted for inflation) on that child from birth to age 18–and no, that doesn’t include college costs.