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A few years ago, I was unhappy and felt stuck in a job that did not serve my soul. I was making good money but I didn’t understand how I could go about living a more fulfilled life.
It took being stuck in traffic for 4 hours on my commute home from work, while pregnant with my first son, for me to say “enough is enough”. I remember bursting into tears in the car and then crying again when I got home, sobbing to my husband that I couldn’t do this forever.
Would this be my way of living for another 30 years? Would this be the example that I’d set for my kids? To just simply work for a paycheck, not being able to fully experience my potential and enjoy life on my own terms?
It was in that moment, that I decided to figure something out. I didn’t know exactly what I was going to do, or how I was going to do it, but I knew something had to change. [Read more…] about How We Saved $169,000 in 2 Years With the Help of This Budgeting System