Adoptive Families Blog

What Are the Best Adoption Loans?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 16, 2018

Adoption loans not only make adoption possible, but they also cut down on financial stress when you're going through the adoption process. For many adoptive couples, adoption loans are a crucial part of their adoption funds. An adoption loan will allow you access to the funds you need right away.

Adoption loans provide affordable, low-cost financing options for you to start the home study process, meet payment deadlines, and access funds in case of an emergency or unexpected adoption expense.

Loans are a popular means to finance adoptions since they let you borrow a substantial amount of money for a fixed interest rate and term. This not only makes budgeting easier for you, but it also makes your loan repayments predictable.

Keep reading to learn how you can finance your adoption with a loan from LightStream!

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Topics: adoption loan, adoption loans, LightStream adoption loan

How to Afford Adoption with a Loan from LightStream

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 23, 2018

At Lifetime, we don't want finances to keep you from being able to adopt. We recognize that the cost of adoption is an obstacle for many families. Luckily, there's a wonderful resource available to help families offset fees to make adoption more affordable.

An adoption loan through LightStream can make it possible for you to realize your dream of adopting a baby or child. Any hopeful adoptive family looking for an affordable adoption is able to take advantage of LightStream's loan; you don't need to be a Lifetime client.

LightStream's “AnythingLoan" can be used to pay for any aspect of your adoption process. That means the loan can be used not only to pay adoption professionals but also for things like adoption travel, preparing your baby's nursery, and profile printing costs.

LightStream has created an affordable solution for families hoping to adopt. Keep reading to get information about their adoption loans, as well as how you can apply!

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Topics: Adoption Fees, afford to adopt, adoption loan, adoption loans, how to afford adoption, LightStream adoption loan

Facebook LIVE Video—Adoption Grants and Birth Mom Questions Answered

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 3, 2017

We recently streamed a Facebook Live Video on our page, Lifetime Adoption Center, and covered questions from our fans.

Lifetime Adoption's Director Heather Featherston and Adoptive Family Team Lead Patty Boyte appeared in the video and provided their adoption expertise in answering the audience's adoption questions. Today, we're giving you access to their expertise as well!

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Topics: Adoption Grants, birth mothers seeking families, birth parents seeking adoptive families, adoption loan, adoption loans, first call with a birth mother, phone call with birth mother, Lifetime Adoption Facebook LIVE, Facebook LIVE

How to Afford Adoption? Learn About LightStream Adoption Loan

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 30, 2016

At Lifetime Adoption, we believe that each child deserves a forever family. Since 1986, we’ve helped thousands of loving adoptive families open their hearts and homes to a child. We are passionate about adoption! And, we’re aware that many hopeful adoptive parents have concerns about the costs associated with infant adoption. That’s adoption loans such as LightStream’s are so vital.

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Topics: adoption loan, adoption loans, how to afford adoption, LightStream adoption loan

How We Funded Our Adoption: Adoptive Families Share

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 23, 2016

Have you been perplexed over how you'll afford to adopt? Lifetime asked our successful adoptive families for their advice on funding adoption on our Facebook page: "What tips, resources, or ideas worked for you to help finance your adoption fees? We know times change pretty quickly these days and it's helpful to stay on top of what's helping adoptive parents reach their adoption dream. What would you tell another adoptive parent who was concerned about covering the costs involved in adoption?" Here’s what adoptive families had to share about how they funded their adoption:

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Topics: Fundraising, Adoption fundraising, Adoption Grants, Financial Assistance for Adoption, adoption financing, adoption loan, adoption loans

9 Adoption Loans and Grants You Should Know About

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 13, 2016

Affording adoption is challenging for some hopeful adoptive parents. At Lifetime, we understand how daunting the cost of adoption is. But, if they take advantage of adoption loans and grants available, average-income families can adopt a baby with an affordable adoption. Today, we share 9 adoption loans and adoption grants that you can take advantage of!  Read More

Topics: Adoption Grants, adoption loan, adoption loans