About Elle Martinez

Elle Martinez helps families at Couple Money achieve financial freedom by sharing tips for reducing debt, increase income, and building net worth. Learn how to live on one income and have fun with the second..

I love a good money challenge. I find them a fun way to push and hold yourself accountable. We’ve used them to also keep us motivated when we were paying off our debt, saving for a vacation, or find creative date night ideas. Honestly saving money just to save money can get old. A challenge can […]

Can parents pursue financial independence with kids at home? Today we’ll go over the five biggest myths and show how to enjoy parenthood and FI! Are Financial Independence and Parenthood Compatible? Even before we were familiar with the term financial independence, we were intrigued about this idea of gaining flexibility and freedom. When we were […]

Expecting a raise or bonus soon? Learn how to make the most out of any extra money you have coming in! Couple’s Guide to Optimizing Your Raise or Bonus Even though I do believe that diversifying your income is a smart money move, let’s not ignore the most common one that most people have – […]

Real estate investing can be a way to build up a passive income, but is it the right move for you? Learn about some of the different options you have and what you need to discuss before jumping in!   Is Real Estate Investing Right for Us?  We’ve been talking a lot this season about building […]

It’s June. The year is halfway over. Now is the perfect time to hit pause and do a midyear review to see how you’re progressing with your goals and make sure that your accounts are moving in the right direction! Why Financial Reviews Matter While we automate much of our finances, especially the tedious parts. […]

Cryptocurrency is part of the mainstream conversation and in the news, but should it be a part of your investment plan? We decode the terminology and tech, go over the difference between speculation and investments so you can decide if it’s the right move for you!\  Should We Invest in Cryptocurrency? We’re talking about a […]