According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it takes an estimated $245,340 to raise a child. The Central Intelligence Agency's website says the average U.S. household has 2 kids. Using those figures, If you decide that becoming a parent is not for you, you could save a whopping $490,680!
Should you invest that money? No. Save for retirement? No. Buy a ridiculous amount of awesome shit? YES.
Ever been on a cruise? Now you can take 276 of them!
Prefer to relax by yourself? Buy your own freaking island!
Into cars? Roll up in a classic Aston Martin!
Avid traveller? Buy a private jet!
Love celebrities & want to pop the question? Buy 2 of Kate Hudson's engagement ring!
Into technology? Buy 702, 128GB iPad Air 2s!
Just think.. this will be you with your friends!