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..

Making the Most Out of Your Raise or Bonus

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 – […]

How to Teach Your Kids About Money (w/o Being Boring!)

Want your kids to be generous, responsible, and money savvy? Here are four ways to teach your kids about money (without being boring)!  Money is not the most import thing, but learning how to manage it is a crucial skill. As parents, we want to prepare our girls to be able to pay the bills, save […]

How to Stop Overspending as a Couple

Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Learn how to work as a couple to stop overspending and create a doable budget that allows you to still have some fun! Stop Overspending; Fight FOMO Black Friday is a big deal. For millions here in the United States, the floodgates will open and if it’s anything like years past […]

Should We Give When We’re Paying Off Debt?

You’ve probably heard how giving not only benefits the recipients but the giver. However, what do you do when you’re in debt? Learn how you can pay off debt and give more to the causes that matter most to you! Giving While in Debt? Did you know that even through the pandemic, Americans included giving […]

How to Set Up and Reach Your Money Goals Together

Today we’ll go over key steps on how to make and achieve your big family financial goals for next year!  Set Your Family Up for Big Wins As 2021 winds down, now is a great time to set up some pieces with your finances so you can knock things out of the ballpark in 2022.  […]

Marriage and Money: Why You Two Need a Year End Review

Get a peek into how we did with our goals for this year and see how you can do your year review and set yourself up for an incredible 2022! Why You Need to Do a Year-End Review with Your Money It’s November, aka the time of the year where I usually start winding down.  […]

Dealing with Awkward Money Conversations as a Couple

Today we’re going to look at three common and awkward arguments married couples have around money  and how you can tackle them together!  Awkward Money Conversations When You’re Married Marriage and money isn’t always easy. Chances are the two of you have different personalities and approaches to finances.  Those differences can be a wonderful thing […]