I don’t know about you, but I had envisioned saving lots of money while on maternity leave. I figured if I was home most of the time then logically I wouldn’t have to needlessly spend, and in turn, my bank account would maintain a nice, cushy balance. Yeah, right. In actual reality, my bank account started to deplete rather quickly and I had no idea where all my money was going!
Being self-employed, and relying entirely on my savings during this time, I had to figure out exactly where and what I was spending on, and fast. Looking over my credit card statements made tracking my spending easy enough, but the ‘why’ was the hard part.Read More