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Are Lab Tests Ordered Online Cheaper?

Did you know you could order most blood lab tests online? Until recently, neither did I. But you can, and you don’t even need a prescription from your physician. You know how when you get that bill from that recent visit to the doctor and there are all these different amounts on there? The “billed”…

Frugalcrib 2017 spending report

The 2017 Annual Spending Report

Phewww, I just managed to get our 2017 annual spending report out on the last day of January. A bit overdue, but at least I can say I posted this just after New Years! Financially, the year 2017 was good to us. We spent little but lived well. We took two vacations overseas (well.. one vacation…

Frugalcrib our cost of IVF treatment abroad one fresh cycle

What We Spent On IVF Treatment

Just a quick one today! One of the most frequently asked questions about IVF abroad is “how much does it really cost?” We already looked at the average cost of IVF in different countries as well as the cost of different clinics in the Czech Republic in this post. But how much did we actually end up…

The Cost of IVF Treatment in the US

LONG before we started trying to conceive. Hell, long before we were even thinking of starting a family, we knew that (out of pocket) medical costs can reach a-stro-no-mi-cal levels. You might hear: “I don’t have insurance and now I’m out $1,000 for a few simple blood tests”, or more in line with our personal situation:…