Posts Tagged ‘child-raising costs in Maine’

Conroy Talks to BDN about Rising Cost of Raising Children in Maine

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Jane Conroy, who offers family finance programs for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, was interviewed for the Bangor Daily News article “Maine parents struggling as cost of raising children rises while incomes stagnate.” Conroy said even working residents are living paycheck to paycheck and are asking themselves how they can get ahead. She also said societal and governmental changes as well as higher education costs are making parenting more expensive.