Profile of a Budgeting Mum: Gaynor Lubke

Hi, what’s your name? Gaynor Lubke

Any kids? Yes, a daughter 8 and 2 boys, 3 and 6 months.

Do you work? FT/PT? P/T

Why do you work? To take the financial strain off my parner and to treat ourselves now and then.

What are your child care arrangements? Grandparents.

How do you manage for money? Not too bad,can tell a big difference now I’m working too,more comfortable.

Do  you worry about money? Oh,all the time,who doesn’t nowadays!

What do you waste money on? Nothing really,although we spend a lot more than intended on food shopping!

Have you made any big financial changes since having kids? We have been trying to save and I’ve set up a life insurance plan.

How do you make extra cash? Selling bits and bobs on ebay,using money off coupons and discount cards.

Can you share 3 top budgeting tips for other parents?

1.Don’t spend what you haven’t got!

2.Take up any free offer you have.

3.Don’t let money worries get  you down,there is help out there for everyone.

Find me on Twitter @gaynorfaye


Thanks Gaynor!


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