Christie Donn on the Child Tax Credit
Christie Donn thought she was living the American Dream. She got married, bought a house, bought a car, got a dog — she thought she was doing everything right. But her finances quickly changed after her first kid was born.
Her daughter had a medical emergency and it really strained their finances.
“It got to the point where it was actually more expensive for me to continue working,” Donn said. “So we became a one-income family.”