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Queer Money

Mar 12, 2019

Get the Budget Buster Bundle here: You might be under the impression that the terms fabulous and frugal are mutually exclusive. But in truth, frugality is not about eliminating the fun from your life. It’s about spending money on the things that matter most to you—and finding ways to do MORE with LESS. David Rae is a Certified Financial Planner and Accredited Investment Fiduciary based in Los Angeles. He has been helping clients achieve financial security for the last 17 years, building a reputation as a specialist in serving the LGBT community. David writes a regular column for Forbes, and his work has appeared in The Huffington Post, Investopedia and The Advocate. He has also been interviewed on Nightline, the Today Show and NBC Nightly News, among many other media outlets. Today, David joins us to discuss how to live a champagne lifestyle—on a beer budget. He offers his take on what it means to live frugally, exploring why the queer community is sometimes tempted to overspend. David also offers advice on how often to treat yourself, how to balance money management with gift giving, and how to negotiate a raise as a member of the LGBT community. Listen in for insight on the distinction among the terms poor, cheap and frugal—and learn how to include your friends in your fabulous journey to financial security!