Calculate the Opportunity Cost in Apple Stock of Raising a Child

Have you ever wondered how different your financial situation would have been if you'd invested in Apple stock instead of having a child? Well even if you haven't, now you can find out.

Historic Values

The chart above displays the estimated opportunity cost in Apple Stock (at the closing price of $113.54 on 2016-10-31) for raising a child up to the age of 18 for differing family income levels.

For details on the methodology and data, please refer to the Assumptions and FAQ pages.

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