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Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn
63 minutes | 18 hours ago
Intro to Investing and Gamestop with Sara Glakas
Austin Women's Investment Group founder Sara Glakas joins us to get you started investing, explain the Gamestop phenomenon, and break down the stereotypes about who invests and who should be investing. Then, Gaby responds to a listener email about feeling privileged for not having suffered financially during the pandemic because of foresight, planning and just plain luck. Then, a listener provides an example for what to do when you and your partner have conflicts over money. Spoiler: the dog pays!Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at 844-474-4040.Check out the Austin Women's Investing Group:https://www.meetup.com/The-Austin-Womens-Investing-GroupFind Sara Glakas at Black Barn Financial:BlackBarnFinancial.comConnect with Sara Glakas on LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/sara-glakas-blackbarn/Follow Bad With Money on Instagram: @bwmpodFollow Gaby Dunn on Instagram: @gabyroadShop gabydunn.com/shop for merch! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
54 minutes | 8 days ago
Student Loans During Covid And Beyond with Melisa Boutin
In this fascinating and informative episode, Gaby interviews Student Loan Answers author Melisa Boutin (yourmoneyworth.com) about how your student debt has been affected by the coronavirus and the information you need to not end up screwed out of cancellations. Melisa schools us all (especially Gaby) on student loans: what you can do and what needs to change. Then, in our Dear Gaby segment, we have a voicemail with reminders about potential tax mistakes, an email about a student loan class action lawsuit, and other listener emails and helpful Apple reviews.Send an email to email@example.com or leave a voicemail at 844-474-4040.Follow Melisa Boutin on Instagram: @MelisaBoutinFollow Melisa Boutin on Twitter @MelisaBoutinFollow Melisa Boutin on Facebook.com/BoutinMelisaFind reliable student loan information here:https://studentaid.gov/https://studentloanhero.com/Here are the links referenced in Jenn's voicemail:https://abc7chicago.com/what-is-credit-score-a-student-loan-great-lakes-loans/6237227/https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/20/emergency-releif-student-loan-272334https://protectborrowers.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/sass_v_great_lakes-1.pdfFollow Bad With Money on Instagram: @bwmpodFollow Gaby Dunn on Instagram: @gabyroadShop gabydunn.com/shop for merch! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
39 minutes | 15 days ago
Unwelcome Tax Surprises with Nerdwallet's Kimberly Palmer
American tax deadlines are coming up and so Gaby talks to Nerdwallet's tax expert Kimberly Palmer all about how to avoid unwelcome tax surprises, getting extensions, what laws changed during Covid, and the overwhelming contradictions of paying taxes. Kimberly talks about how to get organized, what to do if you make a mistake, and what is taxed that you might not expect (debt, for one). Meanwhile, Gaby wonders how you don't just lie down on the floor and wish for death. Then, a listener emails about her fiance being furloughed and the other members of her family that she suddenly feels pressure to support during this time. And finally another listener writes in about all the changes her family is going through while she's on unemployment, with children who need medical attention. Financial guilt and grief abounds.Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at 844-474-4040.Find reliable tax information here:www.IRS.govwww.NerdWallet.comCheck out Kimberly Palmer on Twitter: @KimberlyPalmerCheck out Kimberly Palmer on Instagram: @KSPalmerCheck out the Bad With Money Instagram: @bwmpodCheck out Gaby Dunn on Instagram: @gabyroadShop gabydunn.com/shop for merch! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
52 minutes | 22 days ago
Unemployment, Jobs with Lawyer Sarah Al Howes
Bad With Money is back!!! It's Season 7 and we have a lot to catch up on regarding Covid and money. This week Gaby dives into jobs with lawyer Sarah Al Howes. They talk about cancelling unemployment insurance taxes and the realities of employment during this unprecedented time. Plus, there's a new segment called "Dear Gaby" where you can email in, leave voicemails, or voice memos and they will be read or played on the show (from email@example.com or 844 474 4040). Today's emails are about struggling with your mental and emotional health while or in order to save money. A relatable and stressful topic! Thanks for joining us. We're so happy to be back.Check out Sarah Al Howes Twitter: @howes_alCheck out the Mixed Earners Website: www.MixedEarners.comCheck out the Bad With Money Instagram: @bwmpodCheck out Gaby Dunn on Instagram: @gabyroad
1 minutes | a month ago
Season 7 Teaser: Long Term Crisis
Bad With Money is returning Wednesdays starting March 31st! Join Gaby as she dives into the pandemic and it's effect on jobs, unemployment, taxes, trauma and more. She will be joined by journalists, activists and lawyers like the one featured here. Be sure to listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!
2 minutes | a month ago
The Return of Bad with Money
Bad with Money returns March 31st and this time Gaby will be diving into jobs, unemployment, taxes, and everything that has changed since the pandemic. She is bringing you conversations with lawyers, student loan specialists, wealth justice activists and more. Be sure to listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!
47 minutes | 9 months ago
COVID's Economic Devastation on Tribal Lands
Gaby speaks with Karen Diver, appointee of President Obama as the Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs. They discuss tribal economies, the impact of COVID-19 on businesses, how Native American nations have been handling the spread of the virus and the ways the federal government has failed the tribes during this pandemic and beyond. Content Warning: Discussion of racismSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47 minutes | 9 months ago
Cancel All Student Debt w/ Seth Frotman
Why can’t we just cancel all student loan debt? The Department of Education could do it right now. But they don’t. Seth Frotman, the executive director of the Student Borrower Protection Center, comes on the show to talk about the 45 million Americans who get a student loan bill every month. Why won't the federal government just take this financial burden off its people? Plus, how the government has completely bungled helping those with student loans during a global pandemic. We absolutely can cancel all student loan debt. And we should.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
43 minutes | 9 months ago
How Reparations Could Work with Economist William Darity
Gaby speaks with economist William Darity. He breaks down why reparations for descendants of enslaved people absolutely needs to happen, how reparations would work in the U.S., how much money could begin to fix the generational wealth gap and who benefitted from the labor of enslaved people. Plus, addressing assumptions and racist fears about reparations and what would need to change politically for reparations to happen.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
51 minutes | 10 months ago
Profiting Off Prisons with The Marshall Project’s Joe Neff
Gaby tackles her latest research obsession -- private prisons. Who is making a profit from locking people up? The Marshall Project’s Joe Neff joins the show to talk about the mistreatment of prisoners in the time of COVID-19, who makes money off federal, state and private prisons, the ways prisoners are nickeled and dimed for everything (from soap to slippers to shoes), and the ways we can better rehabilitate people who have committed crimes. Read more about the criminal justice system at TheMarshalProject.org.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | 10 months ago
Making Your Donations Count with Chloe Cockburn
Everyone is donating. But where should we donate and how do we know what impact our money is having? Gaby talks to Open Philanthropy's program officer for criminal justice reform, Chloe Cockburn. It's her job to figure out the best places to put your money if you want to help with criminal justice reform, ending bail, electing politicians and District Attorneys that share your progressive values, ending mass incarceration and tons of other worthwhile causes. Aside from donating money, we'll also discuss other ways to effectively get involved with activism at a local level. Resources: Chloe's Twitter Thread of Recommended Places To DonateA Criminal Justice Expert’s Guide To Donating Effectively Right NowSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
66 minutes | 10 months ago
Answering Your Financial Therapy Questions with Amanda Clayman
Gaby gathers listener emails, voicemails and questions about money during the COVID-19 pandemic. She invites financial therapist Amanda Clayman on to give advice about what to do about the stress of unemployment, loss of control, having more than your friends and family, and redirecting your long-term money plans now that the world is totally different. Clayman, host of Financial Therapy with Amanda Clayman, and Gaby respond to your voicemails and emails and try to provide context for the structural, systemic and emotional changes that need to happen in the U.S.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | 10 months ago
Defund the Police and The People’s Budget with Lexis-Olivier Ray
Can we decide what our cities spend money on? Should we defund the police? Gaby is joined by Lexis-Olivier Ray, a black journalist covering protests against police brutality in Los Angeles. He describes his most recent work, reporting on homelessness and the housing crisis’ tie to crime rates, funding and police brutality. Gaby and Lexis-Olivier also break down the People’s Budget LA, which seeks to defund the LAPD and redirect funds towards housing, parks, libraries, crisis management, mental health services and other proactive rather than reactive community safety measures. Black Lives Matter. Learn more: Black Lives Matter MPD 50 on Instagram Black Visions Collective on Instagram Coverage by Lexis-Olivier Ray at LA Taco Donation Option #1 Donations Option #2 Other Ways To DonateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
56 minutes | a year ago
Being Sold A Better You During COVID-19 with Amanda Montell
We’ve talked about buying a better you. But how are we being sold our health and wellness during “these trying times?” Gaby talks to linguist and author Amanda Montell about the capitalistic language shifting to sell people wellness and “immunity-boosting” products of varying levels of harm during the coronavirus pandemic. What scams should we be looking out for? Is it possible to buy total safety from COVID-19? Why are we so desperate to believe the language of advertising? And, like in every episode of this season, we ask: Are we all just trying to buy control?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
42 minutes | a year ago
Buying A Healthy Mind With Dr. Imani Walker
Can you buy better mental health? Gaby talks to psychiatrist Dr. Imani Walker, who works primarily with homeless patients and those who’ve been convicted of crimes, about mental illness in the time of COVID-19. What is it like to see patients now? What should mental health services cost when so many more people are suffering from depression, anxiety and PTSD? And what are we realizing as a country are the basic necessities for at-risk populations to thrive today? Especially now that those same problems are affecting the wealthy and privileged. Content Warning: Discussion of mental health and domestic violenceSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | a year ago
Buying Perfect Skin with Jackie Michele Johnson
Is it possible to buy perfect skin? And now, under quarantine, are we spending more on skin care products just to trick ourselves into an illusion of control? How has being forced to do beauty regimens at home changed how people are spending their money? Gaby talks to Natch Beaut podcaster and beauty expert Jackie Michele Johnson about aligning your self-care budget with your ethics, if it’s possible to buy “perfect” skin and how during a very scary and uncertain time, something as simple as skin care can provide ritual, control and comfort. Listen to the Natch Beaut podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
36 minutes | a year ago
Giving A Damn with California Rep. Mark Takano (What Is The Govt. Doing For Us Now?)
Call your Congressperson. Seriously. Gaby wants to learn more about what the U.S. government is doing for us during the COVID-19 pandemic, so she calls up California Congressman Rep. Mark Takano on Zoom. They discuss how the community comes together to fill in the gaps in social safety nets, potential upcoming legislation for those suffering financially and how to show you give a damn during a worldwide economic crisis. (Content Warning: Suicide Mention)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46 minutes | a year ago
Buying Safety During A Pandemic with Olga Khazan
Gaby interviews reporter Olga Khazan, who wrote an article for The Atlantic about the increasingly visible class divide during the COVID-19 pandemic. What does it mean to be able to buy safety and when you do, who else are you putting at risk? As Khazan wrote, “the poor get socially close, so the rich can socially distance.” Plus, will the possible eventual revolution result in fairer wages and better social safety nets, as it has at other points in history? Or will it just allow middle-aged white women to get haircuts? Gaby is… cautiously optimistic.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
32 minutes | a year ago
Buying Your Health with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Can good health be bought? We flashback to when Coronavirus cases were newly emerging in the states. Gaby revisits an interview she did with public health expert Dr. Abdul El-Sayed about what compels us to invest in wellness trends and how much it actually costs to be healthy. (Spoiler alert: it’s prohibitive as hell.) And later, how are health scams working in the midst of COVID-19? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
38 minutes | a year ago
Buying Success with Jennifer Morton
Gaby reflects on the meaning of success in today’s uncertain world. We flash back to our early plans for the season, including an interview with associate philosophy professor Jennifer Morton. What does it mean to be successful? What are we willing to sacrifice? After the interview, Gaby shares how her perspective on money has changed since so many lives were upended by the Coronavirus pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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