Two Autistic$ Talk Money

Literally, two autistics discussing money! Andrew and Brigid will talk about the big picture financial decisions we have to make as adults, and how to tackle them autistically. Join our hosts, and occasional guests, as they talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of money.

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Thursday Nov 17, 2022

Halloween may be over, but the scariest season of the year has just begun -- open enrollment for health insurance.  With Andrew and Brigid as your intrepid guides, learn the ins and outs of what to look for in a plan so that you (and your wallet) can avoid falling victim to a jump scare when your monthly insurance bill arrives.

Tuesday Aug 16, 2022

Andrew and Brigid mourn the tragic demise of the Choco Taco before diving into a discussion on how to cope with a favorite product or comfort item being discontinued. This kind of change is difficult for many autistic and neurodivergent people to deal with, which is why our hosts offer helpful strategies to handle this common issue in a practical way (rather than, say, filling an entire freezer with Choco Tacos).

Thursday Jun 30, 2022

It’s an all-too common sight during Pride Month: giant companies falling flat on their face when they attempt to “rainbow wash” their branding (we’re looking at you, Chick-fil-A). Andrew and Brigid go over some of the worst – and downright strange – examples of this phenomenon and offer tips so you can instead support companies and non-profits who truly give back.

Tuesday May 10, 2022

Finances and emotions: a truly volatile combination that leads to obsession or avoidance of anything money related.   But that’s not stopping Andrew and Brigid from digging deep into the mind and discussing how to manage both in a healthy manner!  Along the way, they discuss Brigid’s very successful stint as a trader on the Neopets stock market, the similarities between budgeting and counting calories, and how reframing past financial decisions can improve your well-being.   

Monday Apr 04, 2022

It’s Brigid’s birthday!  To celebrate, she and Andrew reflect on the good, bad, and downright weird gifting experiences they’ve had over the years.  Along with more practical topics like how to navigate the dreaded group gift and how to avoid one-upping other people through gifts, they also attempt to answer why Andrew has a shirtless Jeff Goldblum shower curtain on his Amazon Wishlist.

Tuesday Mar 01, 2022

Tax season is here, and Andrew and Brigid are here to talk about it.  Along the way, they discuss deductibles, Brigid’s tattoo ideas, and whether Andrew’s new $200 fidget spinner can be considered a legitimate business expense in the eyes of the IRS.
NOTE: Andrew had some audio issues during recording, and we’ll have them fixed by next episode!

Tuesday Feb 22, 2022

It's a rather serious episode of Two Autistics Talk Money as Andrew and Brigid go over how to recognize -- and escape -- situations where you're being taken advantage of financially.  But that doesn't mean they can't have a little fun along the way as they discuss impulse buys, shipping woes, and the reason Brigid is wearing a mermaid crown!

Wednesday Feb 09, 2022

In this festive episode of Two Autistic Talk Money, Andrew and Brigid get into the holiday spirit by discussing budgeting for the season, winter fairies, elves on shelves, and much more.

Wednesday Feb 09, 2022

In this episode of Two Autistic Talk Money, Andrew and Brigid hold a debate over joint finances. Should you share a bank account with your partner, or keep things separate? What are some of the complications that may arise -- and more importantly, how do you navigate them together?

Wednesday Feb 09, 2022

In this episode of Two Autistics Talk Money, Andrew and Brigid discuss scams. Learn what they are, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are a victim.

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