The Financial Nuances of the LTBTQ Community with David Auten and John Schneider (Debt Free Guys)

Show Notes

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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*Intro and outro music is provided by Michael Cat Audio