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Queer Money

Sep 28, 2021

Show notes:

Topics Covered on this Queer Money episode:

  • What it means to achieve financial independence (and how it’s different from being independently wealthy)
  • How Robert Kiyosaki defines wealth as having investments that cover your living expenses
  • The freedom that comes from not having to work for someone else
  • How financial independence allowed John to walk away from a ‘bad boss’
  • Why the queer community isn’t pursuing financial independence with the same vigor as the general population
  • Why it’s a mistake to opt out of smart investments because you distrust capitalism
  • How cascading homophobia and legacy financial exclusion make it more challenging for the LGBTQ community to achieve financial independence
  • What we can do to encourage more queer people to seek financial independence
  • Where to go for inspiration and resources around achieving financial independence

Additional info mentioned in the show:

All Options Considered on Queer Money EP160

Modern Fimily on Queer Money EP200

Our Freedom Years on Queer Money EP213

Compassionate Capitalism on the Queer Money Blog

Todd Sears on Queer Money EP168

Cascading Homophobia on Queer Money EP230

Legacy Financial Exclusion on Queer Money EP268


Tools and Resources:

5 Building Blocks of a Happy Gay Life

Debt Free Guys on Facebook

Debt Free Guys on Twitter

Queer Money Facebook Group

Queer Money on Instagram