Preparing for Baby provides plain-English information about the basic legal and financial issues most new parents' face, broken down into an easy to digest and reference Q&A format for parents busy with the day-to-day aspects of caring for their babies. This guide gives readers the information they need to make smart legal decisions in the months before and after baby arrives. This book will make it easy for new and expecting parents to navigate the many legal, financial, tax, and insurance issues that are part and parcel of the parenting process. Preparing for Baby is an all-in-one resource that will guide new and expecting parents on making important family-planning decisions ranging from setting up a college savings plan to creating a will.
Topics covered in the book include:
•Workplace Rights Before and After Baby Arrives
•Tax Breaks for New Parents
•Life and Disability Insurance Issues
•Wills and Estate Planning
•Education Savings Plans
•Hiring a Nanny and much more!