Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Brits can’t afford to have kids, or look after them

Cost of living takes its toll as disposable income reaches lowest level in a decade

The choice of caring for your own children is rapidly turning into a luxury available only to those who can afford it. A new study by uSwitch.com reveals that more than 1 in 3 (38%) new parents (those with children under 2 years old) are forced to return to work to make ends meet...

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2 thoughts on “Brits can’t afford to have kids, or look after them

  • last_days_of_disco says:

    This is a terribly sad situation. The selfishness of our parents in awarding themselves every confort at our expense via this socialist government.

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  • Young couples were once able to set up a home and raise a family. What kind of society do we have now?

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