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Financial Fridays: 2nd Mortgage

Has anyone taken out a second mortgage to finance their infertility treamtmetns or adoption? What do you think about doing that? On one hand it is the only way some couples can find the money to go forward, on the other hand if it does not work what a heartbreaking situation to be in. -Cindy Read More »

Financial Fridays: Weekly Savings

If you are beginning to look at the costs of fertility treatments and/or adoption costs it can seem overwhelming.  You can start a Fertility Fund or Adoption Fund to set aside some money in case you need to use it later on. If you already know that your options involve a high price tag it is never too late to ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: Down to One Income

Some couples decide to begin living off one of the couple’s salary and saving the other.  Sometimes this is in preparation for one parent to stay home with the new baby but if you are having difficulty getting pregnant, some couples save that money to be used for expensive treatments and/or adoption expenses.  Would this be a way you could ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: Financing Infertility

Check this website for assistance in paying for infertility meds as well as an article on financing infertility treatments: http://www.fertilityneighborhood.com/content/financing_your_care/financial_assistance_programs.aspx -Cindy Read More »

Financial Fridays: If You Won the Lottery

If you won the lottery, say $500,000, what would do to make your baby dreams come true?  Did your answer come quick or did you have to think about it?  What about baby #2 or #3? Sometimes when you take the factor of money out of the decision-making process you can see clearer what it is you really want to do.  ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: Benefits through Work

Check with your employer for any benefits that may be available through work.  Most often it related to adoption costs but there may be some infertility related benefits as well.  Ask your HR person for the policies on these. -Cindy Read More »

Financial Fridays

Some couples cut their spending before a baby arrives to prepare for one of the parents to stay home with the child.  Sometimes they put away one of the couple’s salary into savings to prepare for the time when the baby comes.   If you are struggling to get to that point you can start earlier and set aside one person’s ... Read More »

Financial Fridays Financing IVF

This website provides programs that help finance IVF and offer cost-sharing programs: Women’s Health, U.S.A. http://www.womenshealthusa.com/patients-invitro-financing.htm -Cindy Read More »

Financial Fridays

Read this article from “Slate” Magazine.  I never considered that the doctors would be eligible for financial gain from our treatments (besides the direct payments for services).  We didn’t participate in a cost-sharing program because the idea was relatively new when we started but I believe that is the way to go.  Essentially you pay around $25,000 for three fresh cycles ... Read More »

Financing Fridays

Fridays in June I am going to dedicate time to providing all the info you need on financing your next step.  Maybe it is infertility treatments, surrogacy, or adoption.  The costs are something you probably haven’t budgeted for but now must find a way to make it happen.  You can.  It will not be easy.  There is not “free” money ... Read More »