Adopting a child can be one of the biggest decisions of your life. It can also be one of the most expensive.
The reward of parenthood, of course, is worth so much more than any cost measured by dollars and cents. But adding to your family through adoption isn’t something you want to jump into unprepared. With initial expenses that, in some cases, can equal those you’d pay for a four-year college degree, there are a number of things prospective adoptive parents need to consider.