Samantha (she/her) is a lesbian money coach. She founded The Money Institute to educate the queer community on how being gay affects their finances.
She has several coaching programs dedicated to empowering the queer community to eliminate debt, save thousands and live their best life.
Sam is speaking in the Coming Out Early In Life track on How Being Gay Impacts Your Finances - And the Real Cost of an Apartment.
Now that quarantine in my state is slowly starting to lift, I was excited to visit my local Target last week that I hadn’t been to in months (and by “local” I mean an hour away, because in Idaho that’s considered local). After walking up and down a few aisles, I realized that there was absolutely no Pride display or any Pride merchandise being sold.
When I lived in New Jersey, every year, a huge Pride display greeted customers as soon as they walked in the door. This led me down a rabbit hole of thoughts surrounding Pride merchandise and the economics behind it. Some thoughts that came to mind -