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On Tuesday I wrote about the fact that I have decided not to go back to work now that I have finished my maternity leave. It's the first time in my adult life that I won't have any formal employment outside of the home and it's a scary prospect. I wrote -
Knowing that we are going to be living off one wage for an indefinite period has been daunting at times. But we've set ourselves up so that it doesn't have to be, and to make the financial side of things fairly easy to manage, as long as we are disciplined and stick to our budget.Financial discipline is not always easy, especially when you like bright & shiny things like I do, but there are a few simple things you can do to make life a little easier, whether you're living off one wage or two, and I thought I'd share some of the things that work for us.