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Elle Martinez
Elle Martinez

Elle Martinez

Elle 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.

Do I Need a Social Security Number to File My Taxes (411 x 600 px)

Do I Need a Social Security Number to File My Taxes?

Do Babysitters Have to Report Income on Taxes?

5 Tax Breaks for Teachers on World Teachers’ Day (411 × 600 px)

Tax Breaks for Teachers

Should I Amend My Tax Return for A Small Amount (411 × 600 px) (1)

Should I Amend My Tax Return for A Small Amount?

Volunteering This Summer? Find Out if Your Work is Tax …

What You’ll Need to File Your Business Taxes

All The Single Ladies…Put Your Tax Deductions Up!

Child Tax Credit 101

Are Your New Year’s Resolutions Tax Deductible (411 x 600 px)

Are Your New Year’s Resolutions Tax Deductible?

Is This Deductible? Fostering a Pet

Multigenerational Families (411 × 600 px)

Multigenerational Families: Top Family Tax Deductions a…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Donations and Tax Deductions (411 × 600 px)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Donations and Tax Deduct…

Happy First Day of Autumn How to Not “Fall” Behind on Your Tax Preparation (411 × 600 px)

Happy First Day of Autumn: How to Not “Fall” Behind…

Tips to Help Stop Procrastinating (on Your Taxes) (1440 x 676 px)

Tips to Help Stop Procrastinating (on Your Taxes)

When is Tax Season? How to Get Ahead Before it’s …

I Started a 401K This Year. What Do I Need to Know When…

IRA vs 401(k): Which Should I Invest in First?

My Clients Pay Me Through a Mobile Payment Service R…

College Student Budget 101 (How to Create a College Budget (411 × 600 px)

College Student Budget 101 (How to Create a College Bud…

Take Note On How to Save! It's National #FinancialAwarenessDay (411 x 600)

Take Note On How to Save! It’s National #Financia…

Going Back to School After 40 Know The Tax Benefits (411 × 600 px)

Going Back to School After 40: Know The Tax Benefits

Back to School Series Money Lessons for College Freshmen (411 × 600 px)

Money Lessons for College Freshmen

What is Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) (411 × 600 px)

What is Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)?

How to Make a Budget (and Stick to It)

How to Make a Budget (and Stick to It)

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How to Turn Money Into More Money

Five Tips to Help You Figure Out How Much to Save for Retirement (411 × 600 px)

Five Tips to Help You Figure Out How Much to Save for R…

I’m Projected to Owe Taxes Next Year – What Should I Do Now (411 × 600 px)

I’m Projected to Owe Taxes Next Year – What…

Temporarily lived in a different state, tax tips

I Temporarily Lived in a Different State During Coronav…

woman wrapping a gift

5 Ways to Celebrate The Holidays Without Blowing Your B…

What Income and Expenses Do Social Media Influencers Ne…

Create New Year Financial Resolutions You’ll Keep

Personal Finance Tips to Keep You on Track for 2020

Give the Gift of Charitable Donations on Giving Tuesday

Emergency Fund Guide: Why Everyone Should Have One

Fall Family Activities That Fit In Any Budget

Is a Dog Your Tax Refund’s Best Friend?

8 Ways to Save on Home Renovations

What Parts of My House Payment are Tax Deductible?

6 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money This Summer

Living on Your Own for the First Time? Here’s How…

5 Ways to Save This Cinco De Mayo

How to Save for a Vacation on a Tight Budget

Happy Tax Day! 5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Whil…

Spender or Saver? Tips For What You Should Do with Your…

Treat Your Single Self With These Tax Benefits

Snowed In? Here’s Your Adulting To-Do List

How to Protect Your Credit During the Holiday Season

Get Ahead of Holiday Spending with These Seasonal Side-…

3 Ways to Save on Staying in Shape This Fall

8 Wellness Tips to Follow This Summer

Planning Tips to Save Money on Your Wedding

Happy Earth Day! 5 Easy (and Free!) Ways to Protect the…

5 Ways to Save Your Green on St. Patrick’s Day

Most Overlooked Tax Deductions [VIDEO]

Four Changes to Make This Year to Buy Your Dream Home

How Will a Big Move Across the Country Affect My Taxes?

Money Saving Tips for Selling Your House

Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?

7 Ways to Save When Your Family Goes to the State Fair

Social Media Tips for Your Small Business

How to Stay Frugal this Music Festival Season

Financial Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Roommate

What is a 1099 Form?

Tax Credits and Deductions for Families

5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

How Cutting Your Monthly Subscriptions Can Help You Sav…

How Do I Deduct Points Paid on My Mortgage?

Budget Friendly Ways to Make DIY Holiday Cards

Ways to Save When Doing DIY Arts/Crafts

Five Rules to Deduct Your Home Office

Your Guide to Vacations and Taxes

The Saver’s Credit Explained: Tips and Info You Need …

It’s Leap Day! Get Your Taxes Done on Your Extra …

Happy Culinary Arts Month! Decadent Recipes That Won&#…

Getting Married This June? Here’s How to Save with B…

8 Tax Breaks and Tips for the Working Mom

Back-to-School Savings: Tax Tips for Parents and Stude…

Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Saving Money

4 Ways You Can Spend Money to Save Money

Top 5 Smartest and 4 Dumbest Ways to Use Your Tax Refun…

Money and Tax Tips for Newly Married Couples

The Advantages of Using Tax Software to Prepare Your Ta…

What You Need to Know About Donating Furniture

Tax Deductions for Newlyweds

Getting Your Kid Started with an IRA

3 Tips on How Much to Save for Your Kids College Fund

Tips to Help You Estimate Flexible Spending Arrangement…

Saving for Your Kids: Better than a Piggy Bank

4 Ways for You and Your Family to Save on Summer Vacati…

Roll Over Your 401(k) and Gain Control of Your Money

Married or Divorced? Tips for Filing Your Taxes if You …

Different Ways to Give to Charities You Love

How Long Do I Need to Keep My Tax Records?

Creating a Baby Fund? (How to Save for Your New Baby)

Should You Give Your Kids an Allowance for Chores?

Making Work Pay Credit – What Is It and Can I Use…

Tax Tips for Bloggers

The Tax Benefits of Contributing to an IRA

What Medical Expenses Can I Deduct?