financial independence

Simple Money, Rich Life: How One Couple Dumped Debt and Became Financially Free

Learn how one couple came together to pay off $400k of debt, become financially free, and give over $1 million! Simple Money, Rich Life Let’s start off with some good news: You don’t need a complicated plan to achieve financial independence or freedom.  In fact, that’s probably either slowing down your progress or keeping you […]

How to Easily Create a Flexible Financial System

How are you feeling about your progress this year with your financial goals? Are you frustrated because you’re not hitting them as fast as you had hoped? Do you feel like managing money is a chore? Believe it or not, these problems are connected. Today, I’m going to break down and show you how to […]

Choose Your Own (FI) Adventure

Want more options and time to do more for the people and projects you love? Learn how to create a path to financial independence that is flexible and fun! Finding the Right Pace and Path to Financial Independence As a kid, one of my favorite kinds of books to read were those choose your own […]

Which Financial Independence Path is Right for Your Family?

Financial independence is a hot topic, but with so many different paths (FIRE, leanFI, FatFIRE, slowFI, etc), it can be difficult to figure out what’s the best path for you.  Today we dive into some of the most popular ‘flavors’ of financial independence and weigh the pros and cons of them. We’ll also get into […]

Why Simplifying Your Finances Matters

Simplifying your finances can be incredibly fulfilling and powerful. Not joking. Benefits of Simplifying Finances When you simplify your finances (and your life), you can gain so much more than positive cash flow. You also gain: More Options: We don’t have control over most things, but if you’ve simplified your life, you tend to give yourself […]

Why Simplify and Enjoy? :A Quick Intro

Hello; thanks for visiting me here on Simplify and Enjoy! I’m Elle 🙂 Since 2009, I’ve been writing about marriage and money over at Couple Money. I originally started Couple Money because we needed it. Back when we engaged we quickly found out we had different approaches to money. Trying to find solutions, I hopped […]