Are boys or girls more expensive?
SALT LAKE CITY — It’s no secret raising a child is challenging.
While it is very rewarding, it’s also very expensive; approximately $240,000.
That’s according to the
a middle income family with a child born in 2012 will spend about $241,000 ($301,970 adjusted for projected inflation) on child-rearing expenses for the next 17 years.”
So who costs more to raise, boys or girls?
Turns out, there’s no clear answer because it depends on several factors.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet delved into the topic and found that girls spend more on vanity but boys often spend more on sports and food.