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Working vs. Stay Home Calculator

Weigh the costs and benefits of rejoining the job force.

Use our calculator to help decide your next course of action

For a parent who has been staying home with their children, deciding whether to rejoin the work force can be an emotional decision. But there are financial factors as well. What are the tax implications? Would you make more on the job than it costs to cover child care and other household chores you now perform? Or does the value of having health care benefits and a retirement plan outweigh any drawbacks? Don’t leave home without using this calculator to weigh the financial pros and cons of pursuing employment.

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