For this Valentine’s Day episode, I invited Ashonzay and Ellie Matlock from DebtFree&Fitness on The Wealthy Neighbors Show to talk about money and their marriage.
Zay and Ellie are a millennial couple that focus on sharing their journey of marriage, finance, and fitness.
They believe in the motto “Health is Wealth”.
While sharing their own personal journey towards financial independence, they hope to inspire other couples to live their best life and achieve their goals.
Listen To The Episode
Key Moments To Listen For
Financial Examples They Had In Their Childhood [3:26]
How Different Financial Backgrounds Created Tension Early In Their Marriage [8:00]
How They Met And Became a Couple [15:30]
How They Managed Money As Individuals Prior To Marriage [20:02]
Extent Of Money Conversations While Dating [23:20]
Having Grace For Your Partners Financial Mistakes [30:52]
Overcoming A Gambling Addiction Together [33:51]
Early Money Habits In Their Marriage [2:05]
Getting Spouse On Board With Meal Prepping [4:47]
Zay & Ellie’s Money Wins From Last Year [9:31]
The Power Of Combining Finances In Marriage [11:42]
Individual Sacrifices Needed To Win As A Team [15:41]
Building Financial Trust As A Couple [17:37]
How To Avoid Burnout After A Good Year [20:40]
How To Balance Building Wealth And Being Fit [23:19]
Connect With Zay And Ellie
First Generation Wealth-Building On IG
First Generation Wealth Building On YouTube