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#36 Queer Relationtips: Navigating Finances Together

Isaac Archuleta


Transforming Your Finances: A Journey Towards Freedom

Are you ready to take control of your finances and embark on a journey towards financial freedom and authenticity? In this episode of the “Queer Relation Tips” podcast, financial coach Tim Leach shares valuable insights and tips to help you create the love life and relationships you desire within the LGBTQ+ community. Tim, with his decade of experience in the financial world, brings a fresh perspective to queer relationships by emphasizing the power of budgeting.

Discovering Financial Freedom Through Budgeting

Financial planning may seem perplexing, but Tim’s inspiring perspective shifts the focus from money management to self-care and authenticity. Taking care of your money, it turns out, is a powerful way to take care of yourself. It’s also a means to unleash your authenticity.

If you’re looking to get your financial situation in order and open the door to new possibilities, this episode is for you. Here are some key takeaways:

Start with Your Dreams: Begin your financial journey by dreaming about your future. What are your goals? Where do you see yourself in one, five, or ten years? Your dreams will serve as a foundation for your financial plan.

Track Your Spending: Use tools like budgeting apps or simple spreadsheets to track your income and expenses. This step is essential to understand where your money is going and how you can reallocate it towards your goals.

Embrace the Freedom of Budgeting: Budgeting doesn’t mean sacrificing all the fun in life. Instead, it’s about allocating your resources intentionally so that you can enjoy life to the fullest. Give yourself permission to spend on things you love while staying within your budget.

Seek Professional Guidance: If you find budgeting challenging or need help with complex financial situations, consider working with a financial coach. They can provide personalized guidance and help you create a plan that aligns with your unique goals.

 Be Patient and Persistent: Achieving financial freedom is a journey that takes time. Be patient with yourself, and remember that small, consistent steps can lead to significant progress. Regularly revisit your financial plan and make adjustments as needed.

Use Financial Tools: Explore budgeting apps like Mint to help you organize your finances and set spending limits. Alternatively, you can go old-school with pen and paper if that works better for you.


Your financial journey can be a path to greater freedom, joy, and authenticity. By aligning your financial goals with your dreams and values, you can create a more secure and fulfilling future. Remember, budgeting is not about restriction but about empowerment and unlocking the potential for a brighter tomorrow.

Take the first step on your journey towards financial freedom, and start dreaming about the life you want to lead. With patience, persistence, and the right financial tools, you can turn your dreams into reality.

Are you ready to transform your finances and take control of your life? Start today, and watch as financial freedom paves the way to a more authentic and joyful existence.

Episode Description

Episode Description:  In this episode, Isaac sits down with iAmCouncil financial coach, Tim Leach, to talk about all things money and the emotional and logical intersection of it.

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