Queer Fashion Faux Pas? “Gurl, you look good!” is a phrase that often accompanies the proud owner of a new Louis Vuitton bag. Looking good with luggage is common in the queer community. There is, however, a bag that’s becoming an albatross around our necks. Consider that Prudential’s 2016-2017 LGBT Financial Experience Survey found that
You thought only Madonna had a secret? Neil & David, Ellen & Portia, George & Brad, we all want to be like them when we grow up, but how did they become the gay power couples they are today? What can we learn from them to become the gay power couples we know ourselves to
The Power to Getting Unstuck Isn’t in a Cup Do you sometimes feel powerless and that there isn’t a way to get unstuck from your current trajectory? We’ve been there. Here are a few suggestions to pull that wedgy of life out! Neither Socrates nor Plato nor any of their contemporaries past, present or future
This is a guest post on fall styles by Michael Steward of What’s Out There. Michael is a contributor to the Queer Money Lifestyle Newsletter. This is an example of some of the content available to those who receive the monthly Queer Money Lifestyle Newsletter. The air is crisper and the leaves are changing. Fall
Families have always come in different shapes and sizes even if our country only recently recognized that. As one of the many queer families without kids, our primary financial concerns is preparing for the latter portion of our retirement years. Though not a guaranteed strategy, traditional families can often rely on their younger offspring to
We put up with a lot to fulfill other people’s dreams, don’t we? Employment gives us a sense of security, a regular paycheck, health and life insurance and other perks. How much do we give up working for someone else dream, though? No more! We’re quitting the beige cubicle to travel the colorful world. One
Back to School Shopping Is Baaaaack! It’s the time of year when teens and discounts pop up in malls across the U.S. in the annual hunt for “back to school” clothes. David and I pass five schools to get to work each day. More often than not, what the kids wear look like a combination
When we focused on paying off our $51,000 in credit card debt, we realized most of our debt existed because we love to have fun. We didn’t want to stop having fun, but we also needed to pay off our debt. Our goal became finding ways to still have a good time while spending less money.
How to Enjoy the Journey More Than Just the Destination Are we there yet? Are we there yet? It’s a question that not just kids ask. These days it seems that everyone is trying arrive. We all want to be somewhere. Somewhere other than where we are right now. Is there a way to enjoy
The saying goes, “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” When we don’t keep ourselves busy, we get into trouble.
The same goes with our wallets. If we don’t have a spending plan, we’ll spend unconsciously. By simply being bored, we’re inclined to fill time with something counter to our goals, such as dining out, cocktails or shopping for things we didn’t need nor budget for.