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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.  […]

How to Set Great Habits for Your Money, Home and Life (and Actually Keep Them!)

Most of us have our hands full. Too many times, our finances, health, and homes don’t get the attention they deserve. We’re going to be talking about how you can reset your habits and simplify finances, home, and life so that you can have some big wins this year! Reworking Your Habits For multiple reasons, […]

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 […]

Kids and Money: Helping Your Teen Prepare for the Real World

Before they leave the house, how can you prepare your teen to be money savvy? Today we go over the five essential skills they need to know! Teaching Your Teen About Money and the Real World Last week, Kristia shared how she’s helping her girls become more savvy and thoughtful with money. We also go […]