Ask Farnoosh: Can I Afford to Have a Baby in a Recession?

On her Friday podcast, CNET Money Editor-at-Large Farnoosh Torabi discusses affording life's big events in a shaky economy, investing and inflation.

Farnoosh Torabi Former Editor at Large
Farnoosh Torabi is a financial strategist, host of the award-winning podcast So Money and a bestselling author.
Farnoosh Torabi

In my latest podcast episode of So Money, I dive into family planning in an uncertain economy and taking advantage of employee stock purchase plans, or ESPPs. Plus, the Inflation Reduction Act: Will it actually reduce inflation?

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