How to manage your budget and make it work for you

By John MolloyThe financial planner and consultant said she’d made a big mistake by focusing on the positives of her new job as a consultant rather than the negatives.

I was always going to be in my late 30s and early 40s, and it was never going to get better for me, she said.

“I had to start planning, to make sure I was in my best place to support myself in my new job.”

But I don’t regret anything.

I have no regrets, it’s just a great experience for me and I’m really grateful to the council and the council staff for making it work.

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