Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Cost of unwed parenting and divorce

A new study says that unwed parenting and divorce is costing the US taxpayers $112 billion a year. Say that out loud. $112 BILLION. With a "B".

The study suggests that state and local lawmakers invest more money in programs to help out marriages. Seems like a good idea to me...

Read the full article here.

2 comments:

4simpsons said...

I believe it. The cost to schools alone is simply incredible.

I have heard of many communities requiring pre-marital counseling, even non-religious kinds, just because they want to reduce the costs of divorce.

4simpsons said...

I believe it. The cost to schools alone is simply incredible.

I have heard of many communities requiring pre-marital counseling, even non-religious kinds, just because they want to reduce the costs of divorce.