Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking a cross-section of women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period – and we’re tracking every last penny.
This week: “I am a born and bred Londoner who is currently a full-time maths tutor. After graduating, I worked in finance for a few years before retraining to become a maths teacher. I packed it in after a year as I was fed up with all the pointless marking and constant assessments we were forced to do, and decided to go it alone so that I could teach in my own way and focus on the important things. I only started properly in September, so am slowly building up my client base. I had two students at the start of September and now have around 12-14 students. Some only want lessons occasionally and others on a weekly basis so how much I work varies each week. I also work at events stewarding and marshalling on the side to supplement my income, although January-March is a very quiet time in events land.
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