124. How To Plan For Maternity Leave When Self-Employed

The Thought Card: Travel Tips, Travel Hacking, and Personal Finance For Financially Savvy Travelers

Feb 9 2023 • 36 mins

How should you handle maternity leave when self-employed? How will you make money during maternity leave? These are some of the questions you may have when you're pregnant and self-employed.

As a self-employed person, planning maternity leave looks different than being employed in a traditional 9-to-5 job. Instead of notifying Human Resources, you will be taking paid leave, you are responsible for funding your leave and designing what that looks like.

In this episode, I share how I saved to take maternity leave and how to plan for maternity leave while self-employed.

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  3. Managing Your Money As A New Homeowner
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