When the boy decided to quit his job, it was very unexpected. He couldn’t stand his job any longer, and we pretty much knew he was done with it. When he told me that he wanted to quit, I wasn’t mad. I knew it was the right decision for us and him!
However, we did know that we needed to find additional ways to save money until he found a job and we had an idea of what his income would be like. We also knew that there would be new expenses added to our budget since he would be looking for jobs.
Yes, we we would’ve been fine if we would have just kept living like everything was completely normal but we didn’t want to come out negative in our monthly cash flow, and we still wanted to keep on track with our normal debt payments.
Maybe your budget won’t let you quit your job completely. Maybe you have to work at least part-time while you’re looking for your new job, or maybe you don’t want to spend a ton of money on the job hunt and want to be more creative. [Read more…]