Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby Dunn unapologetically examines the intersection of finances, feelings and the f*cking system. Each week NY Times best-selling author and comedian Gaby brings a social justice, feminist, and unabashedly radical point of view to conversations with top journalists, student loan experts, tax specialists, mutual aid organizers and other money disrupters in their fields. Leave Gaby a voicemail at 844-474-4040 or write GabyIsBadWithMoney@gmail.com.

Episodes

August 11, 2021 52 min
In response to MANY emails from you all, Gaby delves into the classist and racist background of the work dress code. First, they interview reporter Amanda Mull who is the author of the article "After The Pandemic, The Office Dress Code Should Never Come Back." What should you wear to work? How was business casual invented? What will we wear post-Covid? Then, Gaby interviews Stanford professor Rich Ford, author of the histor...
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Gaby and their partner are thinking of buying a cabin and Gaby has been having panic attacks about the mortgage process. There's so much judgement! Never fear, Nerdwallet's Elizabeth Renter gives the basics on first time home buying and tips for doing so even if you think you may not be able to afford it. Elizabeth and Gaby go through every single step of the process in minute detail and why so many mortgage loans get denie...
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This week on the show, Gaby tackles how to unionize, why you should unionize, and their own experiences working at Buzzfeed during union talks. Then, they are joined by Wendy Liu, author of Abolish Silicon Valley, to expose the hypocrisy that awakened her to the need for tech unions. And finally, investigative journalist Cerise Castle, one of Gaby's BFFs, breaks down why police unions are operating in backwards and harmful ways...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren joins Gaby to put pressure on President Biden re: student loan forgiveness and to rip into billionaires opposing the wealth tax. You heard that right. Elizabeth Warren is our guest this week. Why isn't Biden cancelling 50K of federal student loan debt? Then, Gaby talks to their good college friend and Boston local Kasey Fielding, first in her family to go to college, about her 70K in student loans and w...
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July 14, 2021 52 min
This week, Gaby interviews Autism advocate and technology executive Nicola Whiting about her own diagnosis, neurodiversity in the workplace, disability and neurodivergent accommodations, and the ways neuroatypical people view money differently than neurotypical people. What can employers do better to have a neurodiverse workplace? How can neurodivergent people better advocate for themselves? Then, Gaby interviews their own partner ...
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Welcome to Season 8! This season we're doing things a little differently: each episode, we're going to talk to both experts and to friends of mine with lived experience in the same topic. Get to know me, get to know my buddies from my real life! Our first topic is monetizing fake news, data voids, and how ads work for Facebook and Google misinformation. Gaby talks to MIT Review reporter Abby Ohlheiser about how people make ...
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June 16, 2021 46 min
Happy Pride! In the finale of Season 7, Gaby talks to professor, economist and author Lee Badgett about the financial and economic case for LGBTQ equality, the harmful myths about queer people and money (and the choice to focus all research on white, cis, gay men), and about Gaby's own reticence to engage with ending homophobia and transphobia through capitalism and corporate policy. It's a doozy of differing opinions! And ...
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Dr. Laurie Santos joins Gaby to discuss NOT whether money buys happiness (it does!) but rather what science shows us we should also be focusing on for happiness, why the human brain is designed to be bad with money, and what happened when monkeys were taught to buy treats with currency. Also, the curse of the lottery. Then, on Dear Gaby, a listener writes in about receiving a raise after discovering gender pay inequity at work and ...
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June 2, 2021 40 min
This week, Gaby and Hillary Hoffower, the Millennial wealth correspondent for Business Insider, talk about building and maintaining wealth, new rural home-buying, and the solitary leisure investment hobbies of the nostalgic rich. PS: It's the pogs and Tamagotchis for me. Then, during Dear Gaby, a listener shares their acceptance into a teaching and Masters program and how they met their goals during the pandemic by focusing on ...
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You all asked for it so Gaby finally relented. We talk finally budgeting with The Budgetnista Tiffany Aliche of the Brown Ambition podcast. How can you budget in a capitalist world? Tiffany shares her relatable stories of fucking up, budgeting in a tangible way, and what to prioritize. This is budgeting with non shaming steps, baby. Count how many times Gaby says “Wow!” Then, a listener calls in to talk about changing careers to te...
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Wealth justice activist Chloe B. McKenzie joins Gaby to talk about Gen Z's mental and emotional health, financial trauma, and how to heal from long-term economic violence. Then, a listener gives a review that is a baffling journey from start to finish. If you like the show, leave a review and it might get read on air! Send an email to gabyisbadwithmoney@gmail.com or leave a voicemail at 844-474-4040. Trigger warning: This...
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May 12, 2021 43 min
Gaby is joined this week by the brilliant and delightful Najah Farley of the National Employment Law Project to talk about working from home, essential workers, and fighting for a living wage. How has work changed for the better or worse since the pandemic started? What can you do to protect yourself financially and emotionally? Plus, some hilarity involving the state of Florida and "your white co-worker Meghan." Have we me...
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May 5, 2021 49 min
Ana Diaz Casos, president of Tenants and Workers United, joins Gaby to talk about housing as a human right, rent striking, the consequences of mass evictions, and how even resources and protections are hard to access. Then, we hear from a listener who felt prepped for the pandemic because of the pod, and someone who doesn't agree with all our guests or even Gaby, but likes the show a whole lot anyway.  Send an email to gabyisb...
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Gaby and Elle Moxely***, the co-founder of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, discuss mutual aid, how the Black transgender community responded so quickly to Covid, and the ways we can help remodel society into a less individualistic, more communally beneficial place. It was an honor to have her as my guest. Please donate to the Marsha P. Johnson Institute here: https://marshap.org/donate/  Then, Gaby reads a listener email about sur...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 t...
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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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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March 8, 2021 2 min
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! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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