Raising a child more expensive than buying a house: expert

File: Finance guru Maya Fisher-French says raising a child could cost you more than buying a house.

File: Finance guru Maya Fisher-French says raising a child could cost you more than buying a house.

JOHANNESBURG - Welcoming a newborn to the family is always a joyful feeling, but the real cost of raising a baby up to university is astronomical.

Finance guru Maya Fisher-French says raising a child could cost you more than buying a house.

"Put more effort on your decision to have a child than you would to buy a house or a car," she said.

"If you're planning to have a baby, those are the things you need to think about."

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