Budgeting for a New Pet

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This week we talked about budgeting for a new pet to ensure the best possible experience for both you and your new family member.

The panel will include Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian; Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian; Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Leslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc; and Take Charge America.

Questions We Discussed:

Q1: What are some things to think about before adopting a pet?
Q2: How much does it cost to adopt a pet?
Q3: What are some initial pet supplies to budget for when bringing home a new pet?
Q4: What are some ongoing pet expenses to consider?
Q5: What are some tips for saving money on pet expenses?
Q6: How much should you save for a pet emergency fund?
Q7: Is pet insurance worth the cost?
Q8: How much does it cost to travel with pets?
Q9: What are some money-saving alternatives to owning a pet?
Q10: Any final tips on budgeting for a new pet?

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