Acorns - Debt Free Guys

We Saved More Than $2,000 a Month By Scaling Back These Expenses

Mar 03, 2017 - Acorns

By David Auten & John Schneider, the Debt Free Guys

When my husband John and I realized our lives were on a collision course to bankruptcy, we knew we had to cut back. But we didn’t want to stop having fun. READ FULL STORY

Motley Fool - Debt Free Guys

Fed Up With Your Bank? Try These Low-Fee Alternatives.

Mar 07, 2017 - Motley Fool

By John R. Schneider, III

The idea of going to a bank and waiting in line to talk to a bank teller is starting to sound not only inconvenient, but outdated. As fewer Americans use cash and more do their banking on smartphones and computers, traditional banking is feeling antiquated READ FULL STORY

Policy Genius - Debt Free Guys

The real costs of family planning for same-sex couples, part 2

Mar 03, 2017 - Policy Genius

By John R. Schneider, III

Depending on the approach—adoption, biological (possibly including a surrogate)—that little bundle of love could cost up to $150,000. With the added $245,000 needed to raise a child to the age of 18 – including $16,000 in the first year alone. READ FULL STORY

Policy Genius - Debt Free Guys

The real costs of family planning for same-sex couples, part 1

Mar 02, 2017 - Policy Genius

By John R. Schneider, III

The 2010 U.S. Census showed that of the 594,000 same-sex couple households at that time, 115,000 had children.An estimated 123,000 same-sex couples tied the knot in the year following the 2015 decision to legalize same-sex marriage federally. READ FULL STORY

The Balance - Debt Free Guys

Worried About the Future of Same-Sex Marriage? Take These Steps Today.

Feb 27, 2017 - The Balance

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

It’s often only when we’re afraid that we finally make better decisions. When diagnosed with heart disease or Type II Diabetes, people start to exercise and eat better. When threatened with bankruptcy, people start to pay off debt. READ FULL STORY

Adulting.tv - Debt Free Guys

How to Get the Most Out of a Date With Your Money

Feb 27, 2017 - Adulting.tv

By John R. Schneider, III

When you a that big date, you want everything to go right. If everything goes just right, you’ll get lucky. Maybe enjoy more than dinner and drinks. To have the kind of fun you really want to have, you must first prepare. READ FULL STORY

Motley Fool - Debt Free Guys

4 Ways to Prepare for Major Homeowner Expenses

Feb 19, 2017 - Motley Fool

By John R. Schneider, III

Unless you’re a Silicon Valley billionaire, it’s likely that your largest purchase will be your home. Maintaining a home costs money, and having that money ready takes planning and, sometimes, a little creativity. READ FULL STORY

Society of Grownups - Debt Free Guys

When It Comes to Following Your Passion, Insanity Can Lead to Success

Feb 18, 2017 - Society of Grownups

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

We work hard for other people’s dreams, don’t we? Employment gives us a sense of security, a regular paycheck, insurance, and other perks. But I recently decided to pursue my own dreams, and quit my day job to work for myself. READ FULL STORY

Yahoo Finance - Debt Free Guys

5 Cost-Conscious Tips for the LGBTQ Traveler

Feb 17, 2017 - Yahoo Finance

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

The queer community has close to $1 trillion in disposable income and many of us don’t have children. That’s a lot of money and not a lot of responsibility. So how are we spending our discretionary income? READ FULL STORY

Haven Life - Debt Free Guys

Keep Your Non-Traditional Wedding Non-Traditional

Feb 14, 2017 - Haven Life

By John Schneider & David Auten, the Debt Free Guys

You’re not “traditional.” Your relationship’s not traditional. Don’t bow down to wedding traditions. As love is in the air, thanks to Saint Valentine, it’s a good time to think about same-sex weddings. READ FULL STORY