Create a Budget You Can Actually Stick With!

How well is your budget working for you? With this crisis, many couples are reviewing and evaluating theirs.  Some of it is due to the sheer force of changes they’ve had to deal with – maybe it’s a job loss. It could also be a cut in work hours or sadly it can be from […]

How to Use and Maximize Your Stimulus Check

While millions have already received their stimulus check through direct deposits, others are just now getting them. Joe Mecca from Coastal Credit Union and I discussed a few things to consider so you can make every dollar go further! You can watch it right here or read the edited transcript below! Elle Martinez: Joe, thanks […]

Is the 50/20/30 Budget Right for You?

One hang-up people have with budgets is that they have to do a line by line review of of all of their expenses and income. For those new to budgets or people who are busy already it can seem overwhelming. If that’s you, proportional budgets may be the way to go. And for a practical […]

Essential Things You Need to Know About Wills and Estate Planning

No one likes to think about it, but preparing for the unexpected can give you some peace of mind now and protect your loved ones later! This is the essential guide to wills and estate planning for busy parents! Creating or Updating Your Will So heads – this episode’s topic and interview were planned and […]

5 Key Tips to Reprioritize Your Money Through Tough Times

While things are really fluid right now and some big decisions are still up in the air, it’s important to review and if necessary reprioritize things with your finances. Today I’m sharing 4 tips to help you prepare your finances to weather out the tough times! Shoring Up Your Finances for Tough Times I usually […]

Bank Better to Save and Make More Money

Tired of getting hit with fees from your bank? See how you can find the best bank to stash your cash to save and earn more money! Best Banks for Your Money All this month we’ve been talking about big decisions you need to make about health insurance and investing that will have an impact […]

Where to Automate Your Money

How do you feel about managing money? Is it something you enjoy doing or do you see paying the bills, knocking out debt, saving for your future, etc. a bit much? When we started off as newlyweds, it honestly was little overwhelming. Part of it was we were trying to tackle too many goals at […]