Pets are Now as Unaffordable as College, Housing, and Healthcare
With so many people choosing to have more animals than children, this is an excellent article to keep in mind.
Voice of Catholic Moms
"As I said earlier, how you spend your money is your choice. You simply need to realize that two dogs throughout your 50-year adulthood will run you somewhere around $150k. That's $3,000 a year.$3,000 a year saved and invested at 8% for 50 years equals $1.7 million.Even if you spend 'only' half that amount, it's still costing you a fortune." (read entire article below)