Raising children is one of life’s greatest joys, but it isn’t cheap. You may not want as many children as the Duggar family portrayed in the US reality television show 19 Kids and Counting, but if you want three or more kids, costs quickly skyrocket.

Yet there are ways to fill your life with the laughter of little voices without going broke. Budgeting for the basics is key, of course, and 90-Second Financial Fix has uncovered some new ways to do it.

Click “play” to learn about the newest trends in sharing bulk purchases, some ways to beat retailers at their own game and other ideas — even if your family is small.

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