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Child care costs and the Presidential Candidates

Posted at 8:34 AM, Aug 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-10 11:42:51-04

If you feel like you've been forking over a lot of money for child care you're definitely not alone.

More than half of families in the United States are spending more than 10-percent of their income on child care. 

One in five families say they're spending a quarter or more.

That's according to a new report from

It comes out to more than $780 a month on average across the country for a child care center.
Here in Arizona families average $786 a month in child care expenses.
The Presidential Candidates are making promises about how they'll help you deal with the costs.
Donald Trump's plan would help families who make more money, because they'd be getting a tax deduction rather than a tax credit.
Hillary Clinton is calling for a tax cut for working families.
But both of them aren't saying much about how they'd actually pay for their plans.