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Elle Martinez

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Couple Money
Early Retirement/FIRE, Parenting/Family
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)

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Latest Blog Posts

You know it’s time to change things up when your health insurance premiums are more than your mortgage payments. At least that’s our push. Over these last few years, we’ve […] The post Why We’re Switching to a High Deductible Health Plan appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Dec 06 2017 @ 8:03 AM
As this year wraps up, we’re making sure we finish on a high note. Part of that means making sure our finances are in a good spot. One huge change is […] The post How to Maximize Your Flexible Spending Accounts appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 1:42 PM
  As parents, we want our kids to become responsible, happy, and giving adults. Part of that entails being smarter with their finances than we’ve been. We want them to […] The post How to Figure Out The Right Allowance for Your Kids appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 6:16 PM
If you’re a parent, helping your kids to avoid or minimize college debt is a big concern. The good news is time can be a huge ally. Using CollegeBacker’s calculator, […] The post How to Find, Save, and Make Money for Your Kid’s College Fund appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 24 2017 @ 3:01 PM
Overwhelmed with trying to figure out college savings' Learn how you can quickly start and grow a 529 for your kid’s college fund! Making College Funds Easier with CollegeBacker CollegeBacker […] The post How to Start Saving for College with a 529 appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 21 2017 @ 9:05 AM
Overwhelmed by paying down debt, saving for emergencies, and investing for retirement' Learn how to prioritize where your money should go to maximize returns! With the year winding down, many […] The post Where Should Our Money Go' 401ks, Retirement Contributions, and More appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 7:22 AM
One of the first decisions you need to make with investing is figuring out what strategy is best for you. Learn how you can find a system that will help […] The post Active vs Passive Investing: How to Figure Out What’s Best for You appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 9:20 AM
Whether you have a 9-5 job, are self-employed, or run a business, burn-out can be a real problem. Learn how you can avoid it ad setting up your finances to take […] The post How to Avoid Burnout By Giving Your Finances and Lives Margin appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 4:36 PM
Posted: Nov 01 2017 @ 6:33 AM
Not sure how to get your kids to understand budgets without boring them? Learn how a trip to the zoo gave our six-year-old a (fun) crash course on money! Kids […] The post Kids & Money: Crash Course on Budgets at the Zoo appeared first on Couple Money. ...
Posted: Oct 20 2017 @ 7:48 PM


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