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Planning to live on one income

From the January/February 2012 issue of Family Foundations magazine:

by Kathleen M. Basi

No matter how career oriented you are, the desire to stay home can sneak up on you after the birth of a child. But unless you’ve planned for it, you may not have the option.

For nine months before Lisa and John Neilsens’ first child was born, the CCL members saved, hoping to make it possible for her to quit working. But his early, blessed arrival – they conceived on their wedding night – made it harder to swing.

Read more, then comment:

If you are a one-income family, what are your top tips for other couples who have that as their goal?