Queer Money

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Queer Money is the only show dedicated to how our money and our lives intersect. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer, we all have money needs. The Debt Free Guys will help you sort it out so you can #LiveDebtFree #HaveFun & #BeMoneyConscious!

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Taking the Boring Out of Banking—with Jennifer Windbeck - Queer Money Ep. 172

September 17th, 2019

15:54

How do you feel about going to the bank? Does it sound boring? Or maybe a little intimidating? Who do you expect to talk to there? Somebody in a suit who doesn’t really get you? What if the banking experience was more …

How I Overcame Shame and Have Paid Off Debt - Queer Money Ep. 171

September 10th, 2019

33:58

On this episode of Queer Money, we have another member of the Credit Card Pay Off Course. 

If you had to pick one adjective to describe how you feel …

Effective Ways to Fight Spending Triggers - Queer Money Ep. 170

September 3rd, 2019

21:16

On this episode of Queer Money, we are tackling a topic that keeps coming up in our Queer Money Facebook group and from the emails we receive from …

7 Thinking Errors That Sabotage Success - Queer Money Ep. 169

August 27th, 2019

47:39

On this week's Queer Money we are discussing how our thinking can impact our financial future and how it has helped or hindered our current …

Why Being Out at Work Matters - Queer Money Ep. 168

August 20th, 2019

35:52

On this Queer Money, we discuss a topic that often brings up angst for many in the LGBTQ community; should I be out at work?

An estimated 50% of …

Our Debt Free Journey, So Far - Queer Money Ep. 167

August 13th, 2019

29:19

On this episode of Queer Money, we are continuing our series of highlighting stories of others who are on the path to becoming debt-free. 

Ready to get out of debt once and for all? If so, you’d better be ready to take …

What the Difference Between a 401(k) and a 403(b)? - Queer Money Ep. 166

August 6th, 2019

33:10

Queer Money listeners and Facebook group members have told us several times that their #2 financial concern is saving for retirement. So this week on …

5 Important Steps to Start a Queer Podcast - Queer Money Ep. 165

July 30th, 2019

42:38

On this week's Queer Money we are joined by Thomas Tucker, another LGBTQ podcaster to discuss his journey as a podcaster.

Are you tired of the …

3 Big Surprises from the Queer Money Tour - Queer Money Ep. 164

July 23rd, 2019

35:02

Beginning in May 2019, John and I set out on the very first Queer Money Live tour. On this episode of Queer Money, we talk about what we learned on that tour by talking with LGBTQ people from 7 different cities across …

3 Steps to Creating a Ginormous AirB&B Empire - Queer Money Ep. 163

July 16th, 2019

45:11

On this week's Queer Money we're talking about making more money! We often talk about how to cut expenses, but we also have to look at increasing income so we can thrive financially.

The beauty of the sharing economy is …

The Newest Way to Invest In Your Future - Queer Money Ep. 162

July 9th, 2019

26:13

On this week's Queer Money we continue looking at the success stories coming out of the Credit Card Pay Off Course, which opens back up Sunday, September 8th, for 5 days only! 

Karen and Dave were struggling. Unplanned …

3 Critical Keys to Living Your Best Life - Queer Money Ep. 161

July 2nd, 2019

52:31

On this week's Queer Money we are honored to host the 9 times New York best selling author David Bach. 

“If you don’t know where you’re going, you may not like where you end up.”

How do you make decisions about how to …

5 Ways to Benefit from Geoarbitrage - Queer Money Ep. 160

June 25th, 2019

55:42

On this week's Queer Money we talk with Alison & Ali about living their best lives. 

Do you ever dream of retiring early and traveling the world with your partner? You can make that dream a reality, but it does …

5 Smart Tips When Buying a Home as a Couple - Queer Money Ep. 159

June 18th, 2019

27:39

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Purchasing a home is a big emotional and financial decision for couples, LGBTQ or otherwise. How do you know if you and your partner are ready? And what …

How One Man Started Becoming Debt Free - Queer Money Ep. 158

June 10th, 2019

22:02

On this Queer Money, we're talking to Fred Norrell about his journey of discovery when it comes to credit card debt and paying it off. 

According to …

5 Ways to Eliminate Financial Stress - Queer Money Ep. 157

June 4th, 2019

17:54

This Queer Money is all about financial stress.

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Are you stressed about money? You’re not the only one. In fact, 60% of the LGBTQ respondents in a …

Surprising Stats about LGBTQ Financial Wellness in America - Queer Money Ep. 156

May 28th, 2019

29:45

On this week's Queer Money show we invite Josh Stoffregen, the VP of Global Communications & Workplace Solutions at Prudential Financial to join …

13 Commonly Asked Questions about PrEP - Queer Money Ep 155

May 21st, 2019

37:15

Queer Money this week digs into some of the common questions that are asked about using and getting PrEP. If you’re nervous about contracting HIV, there is a new prevention strategy known as pre-exposure prophylaxis or …

Confessions on Self-Worth & Spirituality - Queer Money Ep 154

May 14th, 2019

51:12

On this episode of Queer Money, we get a bit personal and share some of our recent personal journey while we were house sitting in Columbia, PA. As a …

How to Scale Your Business with Jenn T Grace - Queer Money Ep. 153

May 7th, 2019

46:57

On this Queer Money, we chat with Jenn T. Grace about her path to becoming and Queer Entrepreneur. Are you an LGBTQ entrepreneur looking to scale? Or a queer business leader driven to build your own thought leadership …

Is it Possible to Achieve Financial Independence in the LGBTQ Community - Queer Money Ep. 152

April 30th, 2019

23:34

On this Queer Money we talk about Financial Independence and the first step we took to achieve it. What’s most important to you? Impressing other people with the latest Prada shoes? Or giving back to the LGBTQ …

7 Tips for an Affordable + Fabulous Gay Wedding - Queer Money Ep. 151

April 23rd, 2019

43:51

Queer Money this week is all about the gay wedding. We've invited Aimee Palifroni of Prisma Events to share with us 7 Tips for an Affordable + …

LGBTQ Financial Wellness - Queer Money Ep 150

April 16th, 2019

35:06

On this Queer Money, we invite Amanda Clayman to discuss the results from the Prudential 2018 Financial Wellness Census and The Cut as it pertains to …

Special Needs Financial Planning - Queer Money Ep 149

April 9th, 2019

47:55

Get financially organized with the Debt Free Guys 13-Week Leap: https://debtfreeguys.com/financially-organized-leap/ Same-sex couples are far more likely to adopt or foster a child than their straight counterparts, and …

5 Ways to Change Your Money Vibrations - Queer Money Ep. 148

April 2nd, 2019

54:20

Do you keep making the same mistakes around money? Have you tried to follow a budget, but didn’t have the willpower to stick with it long term? If …

5 Tips to Get Financially Organized - Queer Money Ep. 147

March 26th, 2019

16:04

Get more info here: www.debtfreeguys.com/147 You know the satisfaction you feel when your desk or your closet is totally organized? When you know you’re taking good care of your belongings and you have easy access to …

Eaton Fine Arts: The One Man's Story of Building a Thriving Art Business - Queer Money Ep 146

March 19th, 2019

44:04

This episode is brought to you by the Debt Free Guys Budget Buster Bundle, your guild to budgeting like a badass - get it here: https://debtfreeguys.com/budget-buster-bundle/ The world needs more LGBTQ entrepreneurs. …

How to Live Fabulously Frugal - Queer Money Ep. 145

March 12th, 2019

55:17

Get the Budget Buster Bundle here: https://debtfreeguys.com/budget-buster-bundle/ You might be under the impression that the terms fabulous and …

5 Ways to Overcome the Peer Pressure to Spend -Queer Money Ep. 144

March 5th, 2019

9:19

So, you’re at the bar and someone suggests a round of shots. You know that eventually, it will be your turn to buy, and you’d rather save the money for a trip you’re planning. But how do you say no to your friends? How …

11 Things LGBT Immigrants Need to Know about Money - Queer Money Ep. 143

February 26th, 2019

41:43

There is a great deal of anti-immigrant sentiment in the US right now, even among some in the queer community. But the fact is, the LGBTQ and immigrant communities have a lot in common. And if you happen to be both …

Why You Don't Need to Create a Budget - Queer Money Ep. 142

February 19th, 2019

11:37

Get the bundle here: debtfreeguys.com/142 Is your money situation stressing you out? Maybe you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck, and you’re nervous …

Overcoming Transgender Money Issues - Queer Money Ep 141

February 12th, 2019

56:05

While the fundamentals of money are the same for all of us, our experiences, risks and concerns are all unique. In that way, queer money is different from straight money. And within the LGBT community, the degree of …

5 Unique Steps to Initiate the Money Conversation with Your Spouse - Queer Money ep. 140

February 5th, 2019

13:53

5 Unique Steps to Initiate the Money Conversation with Your Spouse Initiating a conversation about money is never easy. You may even feel a certain amount of shame around your financial situation and talking about it …

Getting Life Insurance When You're HIV+ - Queer Money ep. 139

January 29th, 2019

49:31

Life Insurance When HIV+ with Sau El of Simply Insurance Life insurance is incredibly important. Not only does the death benefit cover funeral costs, the payout can provide long-term financial security for your loved …

Moving to Barcelona with Justin McCarty | Queer Money ep. 138

January 22nd, 2019

41:36

At the end of our lives, we tend to regret the things we didn’t do, the opportunities missed, the risks we didn’t take. Yet in the day-to-day, the …

How to Make 2019 Your Debt Free Year | Queer Money ep. 137

January 15th, 2019

18:36

How long have you wanted to be debt free? This is the year! The statistics are bleak: The average LGBTQ family has roughly $12K in credit card debt. We assume 17% more student loan debt than our straight peers—which …

Bad With Money — with Gaby Dunn - Queer Money ep. 136

January 8th, 2019

1:02:10

Get full notes here: debtfreeguys.com/bad-with-money If someone approached you in a coffee shop and asked about your favorite sexual position, would …

9 Money Moves to Rock 2019 - Queer Money ep. 135

January 1st, 2019

18:29

Would you like to be debt free by 2020? If financial security is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, we’ve got nine simple moves that will help …

The Financial Impact of LGBT Discrimination - Queer Money ep. 134

December 25th, 2018

54:32

In the queer community, we still run the risk of losing a job or being denied services due to our sexual orientation or gender identity. In fact, there are 30 states where it is perfectly legal to discriminate against …

3 Simple Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store - Queer Money Ep. 133

December 18th, 2018

20:36

Sometimes it's the simple changes that we make that have the biggest impact on our lives. When those changes become habits that we put into our daily or weekly lives, the impact can be dramatic. If you're looking to …

Financial Concerns & Retirement Readiness in the LGBTQ Community - Queer Money ep. 132

December 11th, 2018

48:48

What is the financial state of LGBTQ families? Are we as Queer people ready to retire? We invite Lisa Campbell and Stephen Brokaski of MassMutual on the show this week to share the data from two ground breaking studies …

9 Awesome Gay Travel Apps - Queer Money Ep. 131

December 4th, 2018

29:28

It doesn't matter if you're gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer, it seems like the travel bug and wunderlust seems to hit us all. Did you know that the LGBTQ community spends upwards of 10% of our income, no …

LGBTQ Family Adoption Options - Queer Money Ep. 130

November 27th, 2018

42:00

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. The LGBTQ community is more likely than the general population to be adoptive parents. The costs …

Becoming a Parent Through Foster Care Adoption - Queer Money Ep. 129

November 20th, 2018

47:55

There are currently over 100,000 children in the foster care system in the United States. These are children waiting to find a forever home with a mom a dad or maybe two of each. Have you ever considered foster care as …

How to Throw a Fab $99 Christmas Cocktail Party - Queer Money Ep. 128

November 13th, 2018

11:07

Love a good holiday cocktail party? I thought so. We've thrown our fair share of parties over the years, some great, some not so great. We've learned …

Your Credit Score Questions Explained - Queer Money Ep. 127

November 6th, 2018

16:10

This week on Queer Money, we focus on explaining the questions you've asked us about credit scores. When asked, you, our listeners and readers, told …

What is My Business Worth? Why Business Valuation is Important - Queer Money Ep. 126

October 30th, 2018

49:03

If you are a small business owner, the value of your business is something that can make or break your ability to stay in business, especially when it comes to getting loans. Your business valuation number will help …

Navigating Gay Divorce - Queer Money Ep. 125

October 23rd, 2018

40:26

June 26, 2015, brought gay marriage to the land. June 27, 2015, brought gay divorce. Sadly LGBTQ unions are not impervious to irreconcilable differences. So what is a queer person to do to protect their finances if …

2019 Affordable Care Act Update with Policygenius - Queer Money Ep 124

October 16th, 2018

37:21

One of the biggest financial concerns of the LGBTQ community is healthcare. Many queer people worry about changes to the Affordable Care Act under the current administration. There is a lot of noise surrounding the …

Queer Money Questions - Queer Money Ep 123

October 9th, 2018

24:34

Queer Money™ this week is all about your questions. We've taken 3 questions from the Queer Money™ Facebook group and are sharing our thoughts with you on these 3 topics. They includ: How to choose a charity to give …

6 Tips to Write the Best Annual Review EVER - Queer Money Ep 122

October 2nd, 2018

12:49

Many in the queer community, whether they be a transgender woman of color, a lesbian Latina, a bisexual Asian woman or a cis gay man, struggle with …

Drag Queens, D&D, Building a Business with Matt Baume - Queer Money Ep 121

September 25th, 2018

52:33

Matt Baume, a self-defined geek that is taking the queer community on a fun ride with his podcasts, videos, books and writing on publications both queer and accepting. Ready to get your queer gaming on? Love drag queens …

NGLCC Conference Recap - Queer Money Ep. 120

September 18th, 2018

58:35

The Pink Dollar is estimated to be $971 billion dollars in buying power. The power of LGBTQ businesses is even more. There are an estimated 1.4 …

Quit Your Job and Travel She Said. Ok I Said. - Queer Money Ep. 119

September 11th, 2018

43:34

Two queer women working in the non-profit sector dreaming of traveling the world. Could it happen? What about the money? How would they travel? What …

Successfully Paying Off Debt for Good with Kerrie Roberts - Queer Money Ep. 118

September 4th, 2018

54:13

Like many other gay men, Kerrie felt the need to live up to the expectations of his LGBTQ community. He also felt the need to match the lifestyle of the jobs he had. All of this, like your hosts, landed him in tens of …

How to Retire Early with Real Estate - Queer Money Ep. 117

August 28th, 2018

42:39

Want to retire early? Chad Carson joins us on Queer Money to talk about he was able to retire early and support his family with real estate …

LGBT Networking with Outburo.com - Queer Money Ep. 116

August 21st, 2018

44:27

Does the queer community need it's on LGBT networking platform? That's the question that Dennis Velco of Outburo.com asked when he started the LGBT Professionals group on LinkedIn. After a massive 45K+ LinkedIn users …

Landon Foster on Gays in Sports - Queer Money Ep. 115

August 14th, 2018

39:51

What is it like for a gay man in college sports? Can LGBT players at both the college and pro level successfully be themselves or does the stigma of …

5 Unique Ways To Save Money Dining Out - Queer Money Ep. 114

August 7th, 2018

13:03

There's no doubt about it. The LGBTQ community spends a fair chunk on dining out. Yours truly are no exception. We used to spend $400/wk dining out …

How Social Security Offsets Could Ruin Your Retirement - Queer Money Ep. 113

July 31st, 2018

31:16

On this Queer Money™ we uncover a topic that could impact hundreds of thousands of LGBT teachers and government workers across the U.S. Kimberly …

Tax Breaks and Benefits for the LGBTQ Community - Queer Money Ep. 112

July 24th, 2018

24:19

Gay taxes don't have to be difficult If you are a same-sex married spouse, the IRS may owe you money! A recent Credit Karma LGBTQ tax study found …

Lillian Karabaic: Another Queer Money Hero - Queer Money Ep. 111

July 17th, 2018

51:09

Queer Money hosts Lillian Karabaic and finds out how she uses Ziggy Stardust as her personal finance muse. A little glitter makes everything better—and that includes personal finance! Ziggy Stardust and kitten videos …

5 Smart Money Moves For Queer Teens - Queer Money Ep. 110

July 10th, 2018

15:56

Queer, gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans, we've all got concerns about money, especially as teens growing up in non-supporting families or communities. We were both the same way. This week we provide some advice to queer …

EQLT with John Roberts - Queer Money Ep. 109

July 3rd, 2018

31:58

Resources: https://debtfreeguys.com/workplace-equality-index/ When you think of an activist, what comes to mind? Marching in the streets? Are there other ways to promote LGBT rights, advocating for workplace equality …

Return on Equality with Todd Sears - Queer Money Ep. 108

June 26th, 2018

48:49

Show notes: https://debtfreeguys.com/return-on-equality/ Todd Sears’ Return on Equality Out Leadership is on a mission to engage the world’s top …

Mental Health and Money - Queer Money Ep. 107

June 19th, 2018

26:28

Full show notes: https://debtfreeguys.com/mental-health-and-money/ Is there a connection between mental health and money? Do you worry about money? A …

NGLCC's Champion Jonathan Lovitz - Queer Money Ep. 106

June 12th, 2018

37:13

Show Notes Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/nglcc/ We Are #LGBTBIZ Family with Jonathan Lovitz Being an entrepreneur is hard enough. You need a solid …

Why We Chose to Live Debt Free First - Queer Money Ep. 105

June 5th, 2018

28:51

Full Show Notes Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/live-debt-free/ Live Debt Free was the Obvious Choice Why did we choose to live debt free over making …

Building Money Confidence in the LGBTQ Community - Queer Money Ep. 104

May 29th, 2018

40:41

🏳️‍🌈 Show notes: https://debtfreeguys.com/money-confidence/ 🏳️‍🌈 Does the LGBTQ community lack money confidence? Are you following all the …

A place for LGBTQ teen entrepreneurs - Queer Money Ep. 103

May 22nd, 2018

31:46

Complete show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/lgbtq-teen-entrepreneurs/ A place for LGBTQ teen entrepreneurs Forty-two percent of students, including LGBTQ student, in grades 5-12 plan to start their own businesses …

Flourish with Facebook Ads - Queer Money Ep 101

May 8th, 2018

50:33

📱 Get full show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/gay-facebook-ads/ Helping LGBTQ Entrepreneurs Flourish with Facebook Ads Facebook has been in …

How to Live a Great Social Life Without Breaking the Bank - Queer Money Ep. 100

May 1st, 2018

10:50

Get the Fabulous Social Life Planner Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/100 Make your great gay life greater Living fabulously for gay men means having a …

Tim Gill - Queer Money Ep.99

April 24th, 2018

39:06

🏳️‍🌈 Full Show Notes Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/lgbtq-advocacy/ LGBTQ advocacy with Tim Gill As a member of the queer community, should you …

1 Secret to Better Gay Sex - Queer Money Ep. 98

April 17th, 2018

28:39

🏳️‍🌈 Get the full show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/better-gay-sex/ Want better gay sex? ‘Talk dirty to me’ may take on a new meaning when …

5 Tips to Living Fabulously - Queer Money Ep. 97

April 9th, 2018

8:35

🦄 Get your FREE journal here: www.debtfreeguys.com/97 🦄 Living fabulously every day Are you tired of getting the same results day in and day out, …

LGBTQ Student Loan Debt - Queer Money Ep. 96

April 3rd, 2018

41:46

LGBTQ student loan debt There’s a student loan debt crisis in our country. In fact, the $1.4 TRILLION in outstanding student loans has officials worried about significant economic consequences. Sadly, the LGBTQ student …

Grindr and Gay Travel - Queer Money Ep. 95

March 26th, 2018

36:26

🏳️‍🌈 ✈️ We’ve known that gay travel is in in the gay man’s DNA, but you might be surprised by Grindr’s recent study that revealed 40% of its LGBTQ users travel four times a year and 24% plan a vacation every month. …

Even Unicorns Need Business Insurance - Queer Money Ep. 94

March 20th, 2018

43:28

🦄 Show Notes Page: https://debtfreeguys.com/business-insurance/ 🦄 Business insurance for small business owners Even a blogger in their PJs has risk – it’s less risk than a landscaper, but an unhappy client or threat …

Winning Side Hustles with Nick Loper - Queer Money Ep. 93

March 13th, 2018

41:18

Show notes page: https://debtfreeguys.com/earn-extra-money/ Conventional wisdom says that a steady paycheck is the safest to financial security. But, what if you have a low-paying W2 or you lose your W2? How can you …

11 Reasons Why Pink Dollars Are So Damn Sexy - Queer Money Ep. 92

March 6th, 2018

31:50

🏳️‍🌈 Show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/pink-dollar/ 🏳️‍🌈 Be empowered with your pink dollars ‘It’s the Super Bowl every day in the …

Ep 91 - Should I File Bankruptcy on My Student Loans?

February 28th, 2018

49:14

Show Notes Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/file-bankruptcy-on-student-loans/ Should you file bankruptcy on student loans? “I’m the only bankruptcy …

Ep. 90 - The Busy Budgeter with Rosemaire Groner

February 20th, 2018

49:03

Show notes and FREEBIES here: https://debtfreeguys.com/chaos-to-controlled-spending/ We buy hundreds of dollars’ worth of groceries with good …

Ep. 89 - Heterosexual Privilege and Money

February 13th, 2018

43:53

Full show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/heterosexual-privilege/ Heterosexual Privilege & Money Does heterosexual privilege exist and does …

Ep. 88 - Helping the LGBTQ Community Adopt

February 6th, 2018

50:10

❤️Get full show notes: https://debtfreeguys.com/help-us-adopt/ ❤️ Meet Becky Fawcett, founder of Help Us Adopt Becky Fawcett’s 12-year-old son jokes …

Ep 87 - The Debt Lasso

January 30th, 2018

17:44

Download our Credit Card Comparison Calculator here to see how the Debt Lasso will help you:

Ep. 86 -Why the Tragic Murder of Gordon Church Still Matters

January 23rd, 2018

33:02

Get Full Show Notes Here: https://debtfreeguys.com/gordon-church/ On November 22, 1988, Gordon Church stopped at a gas station in Cedar City, Utah, …

Ep. 85 - The Cost of LGBT Discrimination

January 16th, 2018

34:23

Download the email copy to help end discrimination in Ohio here:https://debtfreeguys.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Ohio-Business-Competes-Swipe-Copy.doc LGBTQ Discrimination Didn't End June 26th, 2015 If you live in a …

Ep. 84 - Finding Your Elton John with Melissa the Coach

January 9th, 2018

51:33

Get complete show notes here: https://debtfreeguys.com/finding-elton-john-melissa-coach/ Finding Your Elton John If getting your money in order is on …

Ep. 83 - Prelude to 2018

January 2nd, 2018

30:39

Prelude to a Queer Money Kiss from a Rose Prelude to a Queer Money Kiss from a Rose makes absolutely no sense as a Queer Money™ episode title, but …

Ep. 82 - QM 2017 Year in Review

December 25th, 2017

30:39

Our favorite LGBT podcast episodes on Queer Money™ Year after year, we learn more and more about queer money in the LGBT community. These are our favorite LGBT podcast episodes in 2017 on Queer Money™ about queer money. …

Ep 80 - Reach Financial Independence & Retire Early

December 12th, 2017

44:00

Get the Early Retirement Checklist here: https://debtfreeguys.lpages.co/early-retirement-checklist/ Financial independence & retire early Imagine a life in which you work because you want to, not because you have …

Ep - 79 - DIY.Fund Helping You Invest Like a Pro

December 5th, 2017

43:50

Get your Super-Simple Investing Guide here: https://debtfreeguys.lpages.co/super-simple-investing-guide/ DIY.FUND and Newbie Ivestors Talking Wall Street feels intimidating, but Wendy and Eric Nissan of DIY.FUND, who …

Ep. 78 - Is a Postnuptial Agreement Right for You?

November 28th, 2017

50:27

Get the resources for this podcast here: https://debtfreeguys.com/postnuptial-agreements/ Postnuptial agreements for those without prenups Before ‘I do,’ have an honest conversation with your partner about money, …

Ep. 77 - How to Score Your Best Credit Score

November 21st, 2017

35:45

Get the FREE Credit Score Checklist here: https://debtfreeguys.lpages.co/credit-score/ If you have yet to find a Sugar Daddy willing to pay off your debt, you may be forced to figure out your finances on your own—and …

Ep. 76 - Setting QUEER Goals

November 14th, 2017

16:26

Setting goals, the Q.U.E.E.R. way Setting goals isn’t enough. Setting goals the Q.U.E.E.R. way is. On this week’s Queer Money™, we talk about setting goals the Q.U.E.E.R. way to help you reach your biggest goals. …

Ep. 75 - Decoding Prudential’s LGBT Financial Experience Survey

November 7th, 2017

44:45

Prudential’s LGBT Financial Experience Survey If you’ve ever wondered who makes up the Rock Star Research Team behind Prudential’s LGBT Financial Experience Survey or how they use their findings, today’s your lucky day! …

Ep. 74 - Love and Business As a Gay Couple with IM Creative

October 31st, 2017

43:42

Leading IM Creative Successfully IM Creative was named one of the fastest-growing privately-held companies by Inc. magazine in both 2015 and 2016. …

Ep 73 - Transgender Model Dominique Jackson Talks about Abundance

October 24th, 2017

51:35

Meet Miss Dominique Jackson Transgender model, Dominique Jackson shares her story has taken her from the island of Tobago to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City to the reality show Strut to serving her LGBTQ …

Ep 72 - Helping Equality Credit Union Help the LGBT Community

October 17th, 2017

44:37

in the wrong state can cause our community just as much trouble. Credit unions are financial cooperatives that serve the needs of a particular …

Ep 71 - Long-Term Care Insurance for LGBT People

October 10th, 2017

35:23

The need for long-term care insurance for LGBT people An alarming 36% of LGBT people say they’d rather spend for today than prepare for tomorrow. But what happens at the end of your life and you need medical or …

Ep. 70 - Retraining Your Brain for Success

October 3rd, 2017

37:10

Retraining your brain “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used to create them,” said Albert Einstein. If you’re unhappy …

Ep. 69 - A Fun Fix for Your Relationship with Money

September 26th, 2017

39:12

You can have a healthy relationship with money Your relationship with money will affect your relationship with your partner. We talk with one of our favorite guests about how to strengthen your relationship with money …

Ep 68 - Best 401k for Young Adults

September 19th, 2017

16:52

What’s the fastest way for most of us to get rich? By investing as much as we can as early as we can into a 401k. As a reader asks, though, what’s …

Ep 67 - A Surprising Fact about Gay Suicide and What We Can Do

September 12th, 2017

45:26

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. Lesbian, trans, bi and gay suicide and suicide attempts happen disproportionally more than the …

Ep 66 - MassMutuals LGBTQ Financial Security Study

September 7th, 2017

40:59

The Deets of MassMutual’s LGBTQ Financial Security Study Between February 28 and March 14, 2017, MassMutual along with Greenwald & Associates, conducted an online survey of middle-income Americans over-weighted with …

Ep 65 - Gay Artists Stand Out in Alternative Cities

August 29th, 2017

39:30

It’s hard for any artist, including gay artists, to stand out in saturated cities such as L.A. and New York. That’s why these gay artists moved to Denver, an alternative city, to stand out from the crowd and avoid high …

Ep. 64 - Going Deep on Social Media with Pink Banana

August 22nd, 2017

33:27

Navigating the online space to market your business can feel a little like the Wild West. There aren’t any hard and fast rules, and everyone is still …

Ep 63 - Robert Carter Talks Men in Tights – and Pointe Shoes

August 15th, 2017

53:21

You can dance if you want to. And wear a tutu, too! Robert Carter is a dancer with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, an all-male drag ballet company that pays tribute to – and pokes fun at – the classical Russian …

Ep. 62 - Destination Tomorrow Allows LGBTQ Youth to Shine

August 8th, 2017

43:39

The LGBTQ population in every community deserves local access to medical and legal services – and a safe space to meet up. When Sean Coleman saw that …

Ep. 61 - 5 Steps to Prepare for Financial Emergencies in Your Sleep

August 1st, 2017

20:53

This simple, five-step guide from our Queer Money podcast will prepare for financial emergencies with your eyes closed. Dealing with an emergency is …

Ep. 60 - How To Live Fabulously According to Patrick L Riley

July 25th, 2017

1:01:14

‘Certain blocks [in Harlem], you may wanna watch that twist… But the truth is, I don’t have to un-code anymore. We know there’s still hate out and about and all around, but I don’t feel that fear anymore.’ Today’s guest …

Ep. 59 - Making Money with Real Estate Investing

July 18th, 2017

51:27

‘There is a boat load of money to be made in real estate investing if you do it right.’ If you are interested in retiring early – and who isn’t? – then it’s in your best interest to focus less on retirement savings …

Ep. 58 - LGBT Assisted Living in America

July 12th, 2017

41:10

It is important to celebrate the older generation of the LGBT community for their strength and resilience. Their willingness to stand up and fight …

Ep. 57 - Meet the Doctor for Your Student Loan Ills

July 5th, 2017

46:28

Navigating Student Loan Debt with PT Grad and Podcaster Will Boyd Most college students don’t understand what they’re getting into when they take on …

Ep 56 - What You Can Learn from the Daughter of Two Moms

June 29th, 2017

36:28

This daughter of two moms will challenge every negative stereotype you've heard about children growing up with same-sex parents. Meet Cinara Foor, …

Ep 55 - Increase Your Income with Business Coaches Caleb & Matthew of LGBTQ Entrepreneur

June 21st, 2017

37:02

Today Caleb and Matthew chat with the Debt Free Guys about their area of expertise as coaches, what to expect in an Increase Your Income strategy session, and why they include a one-on-one component with every offering …

Ep 54 - One Million Reasons Gay Couples Should Get Married

June 14th, 2017

41:16

Why Should You and Your Gay Partner Get Married Now? Did you know that 71% of LGBT people are scared they won’t have enough money to live out a happy …

Ep 53 - Successful LGBT Living with Jay Allen

June 7th, 2017

1:04:44

We need more LGBT leaders to share their stories of successful LGBT living and leadership to have more successful LGBT leaders. For this show, we …

Ep. 52 - 3 Surprising Stats About Your LGBT Financial Experience

May 31st, 2017

37:38

Your gay retirement dreams tomorrow depend on your LGBT financial experience today. Flash forward to Palm Springs CA 20 years into the future, and a once young, vivacious and muscly disco boy turned impressively in …

Ep. 51 - 15 Social Media Tricks To Take Your Brand From Bland to Grand

May 24th, 2017

35:04

We all love a good trick. Tricks give us the treats we need when we need it and then we can move onto the next trick. Today, we’re sharing 15 social media tricks to give more and get more. Hey, download the FREE Debt …

Ep. 50 - The Path To Early Retirement

May 17th, 2017

1:00:10

Debt Free Guys readers and listeners tell us that their number two financial concern is retirement planning. Many listeners seek our help with retirement planning when they’re in their 40s and 50s, which is serious …

Ep. 49 - 17 Semi-Hard Ways to Keep More of Your Money

May 10th, 2017

53:10

Comfort is the enemy of progress. You sometimes have to go outside your norm, maybe become a little uncomfortable, to achieve your goals. That’s why we came up with these 17 semi-hard and creative ways to keep your …

Ep. 48 - How to Get What You Really Really Want

May 3rd, 2017

41:08

We’re Getting What We Really Want and You Can, Too We’re riding a high off of a fantastic week, and we’re excited to share it all with you. We just returned from a week in Ohio where we had our own little, Debt Free …

Ep. 47 - Purpose Driven Spending

April 19th, 2017

22:57

Sure, you may have a lot of stuff, but is it stuff you even want? Are you happy with what you have or does the happiness dissipate as soon as you get something? Dr. Dimartini’s quote inspired today's Queer Money on …

Ep. 46 A Gay Couples Quest to Create a Queer Family

April 12th, 2017

49:52

Our friends, Jonathan and Christopher have been going through the adoption process for the last two years. On this Queer Money, they share how they prepared for the adoption process, what the adoption process has been …

Ep. 45 - Coming Further Out of the Closet

April 5th, 2017

12:15

You thought when you came out as queer to your friends and family you were done? Um, no! You’re about as finished as Meryl Streep’s career, which is to say you’re not even close to your final act, which is to say you’re …

Ep. 44 Go From Flab to Fab at The Financial Gym

March 29th, 2017

1:03:10

Our good friend, Shannon, gave it to us good so we gave it right back to her. That’s a podcast interview, gurl with her mind in a gutter! Shannon McLay is the brainchild, owner, and master trainer at The Financial Gym. …

Ep. 43 Attract More Money

March 22nd, 2017

9:25

We’re following up on last week’s Queer Money on which a listener asked for advice on how to talk to his partner about his partner’s money troubles. …

Ep. 42 - Talking to Your Partner About Money

March 15th, 2017

10:33

We received an email from a Queer Money listener who asked us to share our thoughts on how to talk about money with your partner when it’s hard to talk about money with your partner.

Ep. 41 - Eva Baker Teen Entrepreneur

March 8th, 2017

42:54

On this Queer Money, we interview teenpreneur Eva Baker of TeensGotCents.com. Schools aren’t adequately teaching today’s students about money. Enter …

Ep. 40 Why Would I Want a Money Coach?

March 1st, 2017

28:23

One of the many reasons we love doing what we do is because we meet amazing people and businesses who are doing amazing things. It’s for this reason that we were excited to talk with Megan Lathrop, Capital One’s leading …

Ep. 39 Living Authentically with Sarah Li

February 22nd, 2017

50:18

Our FinCon friend, Sarah Li of High Fiving Dollar, is on a mad mission to appear on 100 podcasts in 2017 to talk about living the authentic life. …

Ep. 38 Protect Your Family Financially

February 15th, 2017

43:23

On today’s Queer Money, we sorta celebrate Valentine’s Day in a unique kinda way. We’re joined by Dr. Jennelle to talk about love and money and how …

Ep. 37 Emil Wilbekin, Modern Renaissance Man

February 8th, 2017

42:57

“It’s not about being comfortable. It’s about the discomfort and finding your way through the discomfort,” says Emil Wilbekin, journalist, editor and …

Ep. 36 - 8 Weapons to Fight the Trumpocalypse Non-Cents

February 1st, 2017

37:31

It’s been less than two weeks since Trumpocalypse descended upon our nation. If the last 13 days of Trumpocalypse are any sign of what the next 1,438 days will be, we’re in for a long four years. Though the queer …

Ep. 35 - Have a Financial Plan

January 25th, 2017

24:11

This is the fourth and final week of our month-long Four Principles of a Debt Free Life Series! Throughout the month of January 2016, we covered each of the four principles we wrote about in 4: The Four Principles of a …

Ep. 34 - Cash Is King

January 18th, 2017

19:19

This is week three of our month-long Four Principles of a Debt Free Life Series! Throughout the month of January 2016, we’ll cover each of the four principles we wrote about in 4: The Four Principles of a Debt Free …

Ep. 33 - The One Thing Wealthy People Do That You Don't

January 11th, 2017

32:44

This is week two of our month-long Four Principles of a Debt Free Life Series! Throughout the month of January 2016, we’re covering each of the four principles we wrote about in 4: The Four Principles of a Debt Free …

Ep. 32 - Be Money Conscious

January 4th, 2017

30:32

We’re excited today to kick off our month-long Four Principles of a Debt Free Life Series! Throughout the money of January 2016, we’ll cover each of the four principles we wrote about in 4: The Four Principles of a Debt …

Ep. 31 - 3 Surprises, 3 Ah-has & an Awesome Money Quote

December 28th, 2016

1:00:14

This week Queer Money brings back Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Brian Thompson of BT Financial. Brian was our featured guest on Season 1, Episode 11: 4 Keys to Winning the MidLife Career Change, on which Brian …

Ep. 30 - Why Your Last Date Took Your Last Dollar and How To Get It Back

December 21st, 2016

1:00:26

Is the cost of your dates going north while your love life is going south? Are you down to your last dollar? On this Queer Money, we host two good …

Ep. 29 - Has the Fight For Queer Equality Gone Back Into the Closet

December 14th, 2016

51:23

Since same-sex marriage was passed by The Supreme Court of the United States in June 2015, queer equality has been achieved, right? Wrong! The fight for queer equality has migrated to the state level and many …

Ep. 28 - 3 Big Money Mistakes & How to Fix Them

December 7th, 2016

55:24

Is money the root of all evil? Is your gender, race, religion or sexual orientation keeping you from financial success? Who’s to blame for your financial struggles? On this Queer Money, we talk with our friend and …

Ep. 27 - Turn Your Someday Goals into Reality in 60 Days

November 30th, 2016

57:38

On today’s Queer Money, we talk with motivational speaker, life and career coach, Megan Watt. Megan is the author of the prescriptive book Discover. Act. Engage., which helps people turn seemingly unachievable life …

Ep. 26 - 9 Affordable Care Act Facts to Know for Open Enrollment

November 23rd, 2016

44:07

On this episode of Queer Money, we talk with co-founder and CEO of Policy Genius, Jennifer Fitzgerald. Jennifer shares with us her insights about the …

Ep. 25 - Boomer Retirement: Will You Be Ready?

November 16th, 2016

47:45

We bring back one of our favorite CFPs, David Rae of FinancialPlannerLA.com, to finish our Queer Money series on generational retirement planning. You can find our show on Millennials here and GenXers here. Today’s …

Ep. 24 - Heroes, Olives & Financial Advisors

November 9th, 2016

47:44

This is a Queer Money first! On today’s show, we host not one, but two guests. On today’s show we talk about the unique considerations for LGBT financial planning. Olivia Hamilton, who represents one of our affiliates, …

Ep. 23 - Two Ways to Make Your Company a Leader

November 2nd, 2016

45:45

On this Queer Money, we talk with Betsy Codding. Betsy is the Social Media Manager for MassMutual and was a key player in producing MassMutual’s …

Ep. 22 - Domestic Violence in the Queer Community

October 25th, 2016

44:44

Today’s Queer Money closes out Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is a topic not much discussed in our society. If it wasn’t for …

Ep. 21 - Take Your Ordinary to Extrodinary with DJ Doran

October 19th, 2016

1:21:24

DJ is the founder and CEO of Doran Multimedia that serves the queer community. He and his husband, Joe, have gone from rags to riches and rags to …

Ep. 20 - The Economics of Being Trans with Andi Tremonte

October 12th, 2016

1:07:54

Andi Tremonte, a female to male trans person, joins us on this episode of Queer Money to talk about being transgender and the financial costs of gender reassignment. Andi explains to us his process of coming out as …

Ep. 19 - Redefining Life Insurance with Mark Sayre

October 5th, 2016

32:41

On this Queer Money, we talk about how today’s life insurance is not your father’s life insurance and why all queer people need it. We’re joined by Mark Sayre, Underwriting Product Manager for HavenLife, who gives us …

Ep. 18 - Curtis Wong: From Madonna to Arianna

September 28th, 2016

49:18

On this Queer Money, we meet Curtis Wong, Senior Editor of The Huffington Post Queer Voices. We highlight other successful members of the queer …

Ep. 17 - Getting Back to Fitness in Your 40s

September 21st, 2016

54:39

We bring back Queer Money Lifestyle Newsletter, Elite Personal Trainer and body builder Aaron Guy for this week’s Queer Money to talk about fitness …

Ep. 16 - Queer Money: Wining About Success

September 14th, 2016

31:04

We decided to shake Queer Money up a bit, bust out our wine and talk about one of our favorite topics, success. We love watching motivational videos and listening to motivational podcasts about success and the law of …

Ep. 15 - 6 Considerations Queer Couples Forget When Family Planning

September 7th, 2016

38:47

On this episode of Queer Money, we talk with Adrian from Tel Aviv, Israel. Adrian shares with us his experience navigating the international waters of queer family planning. With same-sex marriage still new in the U.S., …

Ep. 14 - The Trip that Is Changing the Face of AIDS in Africa

August 31st, 2016

1:18:25

On this Queer Money, we talk with philanthropist, Steve Bolinger, about how he created Development in Gardening (DIG), which is helping to fight AIDS …

Ep. 13 - 5 Money Steps Queer GenXers Must Make Today

August 24th, 2016

42:03

On this Queer Money, we continue our series on generational career and retirement planning. This episode focuses on GenXers, also considered the sandwich generation because we often get lost between Baby Booms and …

Ep. 12 - 7 Home Buying Tips with William S. Matthews

August 17th, 2016

58:43

Are you buying a home or investment property? On this Queer Money, we talk with real estate pro, William Matthews, about home buying tips you need to know. Let's talk gay finances. Let's talk Queer Money.

Ep. 11 - 4 Keys to Winning the Mid-life Career Change

August 10th, 2016

50:20

It seems every generation wants a midlife career change earlier than the generation before them. A recent study shows that 73 percent of the 30-somethings want a new career, up from 64 percent in 2013. Another study …

Ep. 10 - Millennial Career and Retirement

August 3rd, 2016

49:17

Today’s job and investment markets are scary. However, the technological opportunities available to millennials position them well for the pursuit of …

Ep. 9 - Paying for a Gay Wedding

July 26th, 2016

48:35

In the ever changing landscape of equality, one thing is now certain; we can get married. Now who's gonna pay for it? Is it a generational thing? …

Ep. 8 - Cinema Q, Denver's Thriving Queer Cinema

July 14th, 2016

33:03

Denver's Queer Cinema is thriving, thanks to the Denver Film Society. Do you like seeing movies with gay, bisexual and transgender characters living normal and some not so normal lives? The Denver Film Society dishes up …

Ep 7 - Getting Into Bed With Bed Buddies Director, Reid Waterer

July 4th, 2016

57:46

In this episode of Queer Money, we chat with Bed Buddies Director, Reid Waterer about success and working an over 20 year career with Queer Cinema. #LGBT #Queer

Ep. 6 - Our Number One Question to Our Success

June 29th, 2016

25:41

Will you do it? Will you ask the one question that will lay the yellow brick road to your success? It was this one question that allowed us to squash the wicked witch of debt and hail the rise of our own emerald city. …

Ep. 5 - Meet The Lion Chad Nash

June 22nd, 2016

1:08:26

Wish you could travel for 2 years straight? Our guest this week has done just that. On Queer Money Episode 5, we talk with serial entrepreneur and …

Ep. 4 - Who Or What Is A Debt Free Guy?

June 17th, 2016

13:41

How did we become The Debt Free Guys? How did we climb out of $51,000 in credit card debt? When did our lives turn around and what started it all? Find out more on this episode of Queer Money. Lets talk gay money, gay …

Ep. 3 - Gay Pride And Financial Prejudice

June 10th, 2016

43:10

On this episode we are joined by financial advisor David Rae, CFP, of Los Angeles, CA. We talk about the fabulousness of PRIDE and the not so …

Ep. 2 - The Gay Income Disparity Is It Real?

June 9th, 2016

39:01

On this Queer Money, we are joined by Emma Johnson of WealthySingleMommy.com and Karen Raforth of Boulder, Colorado's KGNU show Outsources. We talk …

Ep. 1 - Coming Out At Work

June 2nd, 2016

46:34

On the inaugural episode of the Queer Money podcast, we're joined by a former EVP of a Fortune 500 company and the Director of One-Colorado to …

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