The Financial Freedom Community Podcast: Personal Finance | Get Out of Debt | Financial Independence | Financial Coaching

Joel Parker from the Financial Freedom Community reveals all of his personal finance knowledge and tips so you can get ahead, pay off your debt, and achieve Financial Freedom. Discover how you can change your life, stop living paycheck to paycheck, and begin to focus on your friends and family. Stop worrying about your finances and begin to focus on your dreams. Whether you want to travel the world or just buy a new TV, Financial Freedom can make it a reality. Although Joel confesses he is not a millionaire, he's been able to pay off his credit card debt, save over $12,000 for emergencies, and create a nice retirement plan. Financial Freedom, retirement, debt reduction, debt management, budgeting, real estate, bankruptcy, car buying and helping you better understand how to change your financial life forever.
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Mar 24, 2018

Today we are chatting with David Auten and John Schneider.

David and John have over 30 years of combined experience in finance and are more commonly known as the Debt Free Guys.

They specialize in and are the only gay couple talking about money and the queer community. They blog over at and can be heard weekly on the Queer Money Podcast.


  • 01:06 - Intro
  • 01:31 - David & John's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 06:52 - "The Gay Cliché"
  • 08:51 - Momentary Happiness vs. Long-term Happiness
  • 18:42 - Making a Financial Shift
  • 32:42 - Financial Advice for the LGBTQ Community
  • 39:31 - LGBTQ Financial Discrimination
  • 46:34 - Contacting David and John

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Mar 20, 2018


  • 01:35 - What is the difference between a savings account, a checking account, and a money market account?
  • 04:30 - I gave my friend my debit card to buy something at a basketball game. When they came back they told me how much was in my account, meaning they went to an ATM and looked. What should I do?
  • 07:33 - What are the long-term effects of bankruptcy?

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Mar 18, 2018

Today we are talking with Shannon Mclay.

Shannon is the author of 'Train Your Way To Financial Fitness' and her own blog Financially Blonde. Shannon is the founder and CEO of the Financial Gym where she helps people become financially fit.

Shannon is a contributor to AOL, LifeHacker, Huffington Post, US News & World Reports, and many others. She also hosts the award winning Business and Investing Podcast – Martinis and Your Money – Living a Better Life One Cocktail At a Time.


  • 01:09 - Intro
  • 01:43 - Shannon's Financial Freedom Journey
  • 07:30 - What are you working for?
  • 10:32 - Accountability Partners
  • 14:50 - Money Tradeoffs
  • 20:40 - Getting Financially Fit
  • 33:49 - Preventing Lifestyle Inflation
  • 41:13 - Getting in touch with Shannon

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