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Select a professional child care provider


Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Divorce
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life


Every parent wants the best for their child. Finding a high quality, professional child care provider can be difficult. Knowing what to look for can help you get started on your search.

The following resources may assist you in selecting a professional child care provider:

Tips for Evaluating a Day Care Center

State-by-state Day Care Licensing Requirements

Choosing a Quality Child Care Program

Characteristics of a Quality Preschool Program


Having a Child Tasks

1. Protecting against risk
2. Updating your estate plan
3. Arranging child care
4. Revising your spending plan
5. Saving for your child’s education

Arranging child care Subtasks

1. Consider grandparents or other family members for your child care
2. Select a professional child care provider
3. Know your rights in regards to obtaining child care
4. Understand the tax impacts of child care expenses

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