Hey mama, whether you’re thinking ahead on expanding your family or a few months out from your little one’s arrival, financial confidence is everything. As you plan to take time off, one of the best things you can do for yourself is set aside any stress about money. (Your future self will high five you SO hard.)
Paying yourself and your bills over maternity leave doesn’t need to be overwhelming. In fact, with the right tools and preparation, it can feel incredibly empowering. I mean, a profitable business and a new baby? What can’t you do?!
I’ve taken the exact formula I used with all my clients and turned it into an affordable spreadsheet to guide you through taking off as much time as you want.
Paid maternity leave spreadsheet
A video tutorial with how to customize for your needs recorded by our head bookkeeper (and mama two times over!), Madison
A beautiful formula for balancing the length of your leave, expenses, paying yourself, and how to save for extra expenses
How to account for what you’re expecting to earn over the coming months, and if applicable, while you’re on maternity leave
Totally! We made sure this spreadsheet can adapt if you’re saving money elsewhere.
Can this spreadsheet also factor in how much we are setting aside from my partner’s paycheck to cover expenses?
Any big life event where you want to step away will work perfectly with our spreadsheet.
I’m not having a baby, but I’m planning a vacation/taking time for a surgery/just unplugging for a bit. Is this a good fit for me?
A good rule of thumb is knowing how much money you currently have saved, what your recurring expenses are, and your average total revenue/expenses each month.
What information do I need already?
Yes, of course! You’ll want to sync up with them for your latest numbers.
Can I use this if I have a bookkeeper?
Obviously, the more time you’ve got to make this plan a reality, the better! You want as much time as possible to increase your profit in your business & build up your savings. But you can do it as little as 2-3 months away from welcoming your baby.
How far out should I start planning?
It’s in Google Sheets, so you’ll need a free Gmail account to access your download. But you can convert it to Excel if that’s your jam. (We loveeeee Excel over here!)
What format is the spreadsheet in?
Right away. Once you purchase, everything is delivered right to your inbox.
How soon do I get access?
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