Money

Tax Deductions and Credits All Parents Should Know

Tax season is here. How prepared are you? Today we’ll go over how to make your taxes easier and less stressful! Tax Season: A Busy Parents Guide on How to Prepare It’s that time of year again. Yup. It’s tax season. Between the paperwork you need to track tax terms that are a bit dry, […]

How to Hit Your Money Goals During a Uncertain Year

How can you plan and budget for a year when there are so many things up in the air? Today we’ll go over how the two of you can create a plan and budget so you can hit your goals while being flexible enough to switch gears if needed! How to Tackle Your Financial Goals […]

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 […]