GenX Money Concerns 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 Millennials in terms of marketing and media attention. In 2014, Pew declared GenXers as the neglected middle child. Pew
MidLife Career Change Calling 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 shows that 80 percent of 20-somethings already want a new career. What should these job
Millennial Career and Retirement Planning is Unique Today’s job and investment markets are different beasts than what other generations had to deal with when they started their careers and investing. However, the technological opportunities available to millennials position them for independence and to pursue their passions. These considerations make millennials career and retirement planning unique
Changing Costs of Same-Sex Weddings A recent study on same-sex weddings by The Knot found that gay men are now averaging of $33,822 per wedding and lesbians are now averaging $25,334 per wedding since the legalization of same-sex marriage. Before same-sex marriage passed, gay men were averaging $18,242 and lesbians were averaging $16,218 in 2015.
CinemaQ On this episode of Queer Money, we talk with Patrick O’Brien, the Director of Development for the Denver Film Society. The Denver Film Society shows its films at the Sie Film Center in Denver CO. From July 21 through July 24, The Denver Film Society and the Sie Film Center will be hosting its
Bed Buddies Director, Reid Waterer On this episode of Queer Money, we talk with shorts film writer and director of Bed Buddies, Reid Waterer. Reid’s written and directed other successful queer shorts such as Foreign Relations, Daddy’s Big Girl and The Deviants. Reid’s award-winning shorts, such as Deviants and You Can’t Curry Love, have played
The Most Important Financial Question Before we knew what we wanted and what our purpose is, we were living unconsciously. We followed every whim and became frustrated when we didn’t achieve any definition of success. Being aimless meant we were lacking any drive that could help us achieve what we wanted. We were like a family
Queer Money We started The Queer Money Show & Podcast because we knew that no one was talking about the financial nuances of the LGBTQ community. While the finances of queer individuals and couples have become more similar to our straight peers since same-sex marriage was legalized last June 2015, there are still unique concerns
The Queer-os Series The Debt Free Guys are inspired by other people’s stories. They inspire us and inform what we should do and sometimes what we shouldn’t do to improve our own lives. The Queer-os Series will highlight successful LGBTQ people, whom we consider heroes in our community because they live by the beat of
Who Are The Debt Free Guys? At one point we were financial messes, while at the same time working for the #2 financial services firm in the U.S. We were giving advice on how to save and invest, but all the while ignoring it ourselves. Then we had an a-ah moment. It changed our lives.