Gaby is the author of Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together, and a bestselling author, journalist, television writer, actress, and LGBTQ activist living in Los Angeles. Her podcast of the same name, “Bad With Money,” was named one of the top 10 podcasts of 2016 by The New York Times.

Marcus originally met Gaby in New York City at the JPMorgan Chase National Savings Month: Making Money Moves Panel. This week, she joins the smooth sounds of P&B to talk about facing the harsh reality of today’s financial world, how to side-step the haters online and off, and why we are all capable of economic independence, even those of us who are bad with money.

Show Highlights:

  • How did your parents mold your financial literacy?
  • The American Dream vs Reality
  • The Millennial Myth
  • Looking “wealthy” on social media
  • The unethical unpaid internship
  • Owning your content and getting paid
  • What social media platform is best for you and your business?
  • Follow where the money goes and pay the haters no mind

Key Takeaway: You aren’t alone… we are all struggling. Gaby explains that by taking the first steps of acknowledging maybe you’re bad with money is actually one of the first steps to solving it.

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