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Cash flow confessions: A business owner, who has a £75,000 salary, reveals her weekly spend

CASH FLOW CONFESSIONS: A BUSINESS OWNER, WHO HAS A £75,000 SALARY, REVEALS HER WEEKLY SPEND

Cash flow confessions: A business owner, who has a £75,000 salary, reveals her weekly spendCatherine Gladwyn, 42, owns a virtual assistant business and lives in SwindonMother-of-one and software developer has monthly income of £4,000 after tax She shared the purchases she made and the amount she spent in a weekBy Daily Mail Reporter Published: 19:35 EST, 6 November 2019 | Updated: 08:47 EST, 7 November 2019 Catherine Gladwyn, 42, owns a virtual assistant business. She lives in Swindon with her software developer boyfriend Antony, 47, and daughter Chloe, 21. Her monthly income after tax is £4,000, her share of the outgoings totals £1,000 on bills and £2,000 on a mortgage and renovations on a second property. Here, she shares every penny she spends in a week…  Catherine Gladwyn, 42, from Swindon, owns a virtual assistant business and her monthly income after tax is £4,000Monday: £12.26£3 on a paintbrush to use doing up cupboards in the new house (I’m self-employed so it’s my pension!).£9.26 on bleach and tea bags at the Co-op. I rarely buy food out — I always eat an apple for breakfast and grab lunch from the fridge.Tuesday: £34.89£28.89 on printer cartridges (non-branded to save money) and our Microsoft Office subscription.£6 on yet more paintbrushes, as the first one went solid and horrible. She revealed that she spent £28.89 on printer cartridges (non-branded to save money) during the week Wednesday: £76.50£29 on train tickets to Oxford, where my daughter Chloe has just started a master’s in neuroscience.£7.50 on a sarnie and a tiny smoothie (a whopping £3!).£40 on a black Zara dress for me, instead of finding a formal gown for Chloe — oops.Thursday: £38£6 on two more paintbrushes, as they’ve gone solid again!£32 on dinner at the pub with Chloe.Friday: £19.99£19.99 on a dress I’d tried on in Mango. An ad appeared on Facebook so I had to get it. It was a sign. The mother-of-one spent £19.99 on a black mini dress that she had tried on in Mango Saturday: £0Nothing! I was pretty exhausted so didn’t move off the sofa for most of the day. Antony cooked us food he’d bought in the weekly shop.Sunday: £203.63£203.63 on laminate flooring, which had 65 per cent off in a flash sale. I frantically wonder if I should do the whole house in it for that price, but refrain.WEEKLY TOTAL: £385.27delegateva.co.ukWant to share your cashflow confession? Email [email protected] 
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