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MoneyFix Podcast: Interview With The Debt Free Guys

Managing Money, Paying Off Debt, Personal Finance
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In this episode, Sean talks with John Schneider and David Auten, also known as The Debt Free Guys. They discuss how John and David crushed over $50,000 in combined credit card debt, as well as the need for education and advocacy around personal finance in the LGBTQ community.



Takeaway tips

Conquering debt can be complicated. Follow this guide to help you master it.

Make sure your debt doesn’t sabotage your long-term financial health. Know when you have too much debt and what your options are for debt relief.

Have a spending plan to help you better manage your cash flow. Find one that works for you.

Finances are a little different for folks in the LGBTQ community. Check out our LGBTQ financial planning guide to learn more.

Managing your money also means investing in line with your values. Here’s how to build an LGBTQ-friendly investment portfolio.

Gender confirmation surgeries are expensive, and the process of funding them can be hard to navigate. This guide can help you learn how to pay for them.

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