Financial Independence with Kids: Figuring Out Your Path

Most people would love to become financially independent and have work be optional, but it is that realistic? Today we’re looking at the real scoop about FIRE and whether it’s the path for you! Financial Independence with Kids: Is That Really Possible? One of the reasons I started simplifying enjoy is I felt like there […]

Easy Ways for Busy Families to Manage Their Money

Welcome to Simplify and Enjoy, the podcast and community focused on helping families have less stress and more options thru minimalism and financial independence! I’ve been in the personal finance space for almost 10 years. Besides running Couple Money and now Simplify and Enjoy I’ve written for other sites many times talking about family and […]

Eight Ways to Eat Better on a Budget

One of the best things you can do for yourself is taking care of your health. What we do and how we eat can have a huge impact on our quality of life, both now and in the years to come. Eating Well on a Budget While health should be a priority when it comes to […]

The Simplified Guide on How to Recession-Proof Your Finances

I’ve been watching thews and getting your emails and I know it’s been rough for many of you. Between the shutdown and all these layoffs, many of are seeing that living paycheck to paycheck can completely screw up your lives. I wish things could get fixed with a snap of a finger, but you and […]

How Our Basement Renovation Will Help Us Become Mortgage Free

Is it 2019 already? Looking back at 2018, the year definitely got chaotic towards the end. I wish we could say we ended on a high note, but we didn’t. We had several loved ones dealing with serious health issues and a couple of weeks ago, we went to a funeral. Obviously, it hasn’t been a […]

How to Gain Control Over Your Life and Money

Welcome to the 20 Habit Challenge, where we break down key habits that can help you simplify and transform your money, home, and life! When we were first married, we started things off in debt. Between the credit cards, car loan, and student loans we had over $30,000 we owed. With his job out of […]