Money

Finding the Best Debt Free Plan For Your Family, Budget, and Timeline

Dealing with debt can be a grind, especially if you have a ton of debt or if it is high interest. Today we’re going to see how the debt lasso method can speed things up with credit card debts and we’ll get tips on how to pay off over six figures of debt without sacrificing […]

Best Pay Off Method: Debt Snowball, Lasso, and Avalanche?

What’s the best method to speed up your debt free plan? Today we’ll review three ways to tackle your debt and break down how to find the best one for you!  Debt Snowball, Lasso, and Avalanche: Which is the Best Debt Pay Off Method? Welcome to the first episode of Money Decoded! I’m Elle Martinez.  […]

Navigating Open Enrollment to Maximize Your Benefits

With open enrollment, typically people focus on those big benefits like your 401k and health insurance but there are so many other components to maximizing your benefits at work. Recenty I was invited to join the #ReutersBenefits chat to discuss how families can naviagate through open enrollement. It was a lively discussion and you can […]

How to Get Back on Track and Hit Your Money Goals for 2020

Has 2020 thrown you off your FI course? Today we’re going to tackle how you can get back on and knock out a goal before the year is over! Knocking Out a Money Goal Before the Year Wraps Up I’m going to take a guess and say that 2020 has not gone the way you […]

How to Invest in a Volatile Market

With the market not seeming to match what we see around us, how can we invest wisely? Today we’re digging into what mistakes to avoid and how to be a wise, effective, and efficient investor! How Not to Stress Out with Investing With so many things going on this year,  it is understandable to wonder […]

How Your Family Can Become Financially Free

Despite popular opinion, you don’t need a million dollars to be financially free. We’ll go over how you can create a financial independence plan that fits your family and is actually fun! How Much Do We Need as a Family to Be Financially Free? Simplify and Enjoy is about families working toward financial freedom using […]