Episodes

April 11, 2022

32. Is it ethical to be a billionaire?

Here’s today’s listener letter: A friend and I recently got into a debate about whether or not there’s such a thing as an ethical…

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April 5, 2022

31. Banking till death do us part

Here’s today’s listener letter: A few recent episodes of the show have made it clear to me that I want my money to be put into ba…

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March 29, 2022

30. What's the bank doing with your cash?

Here’s today’s listener letter: I heard the recent episode about banking and I have more questions! I’m not 100% ready to cut the…

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March 21, 2022

29. My 2 Cents and My 2 Cents

Here’s today’s listener letter: Should I try to specify exactly what my donation is used for? No! End of episode. LOL. OK, I am k…

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March 15, 2022

28. How to start a giving circle

Here’s today’s listener letter: Recently I heard someone mention a "giving circle." It sounded like a way to give money with my f…

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March 7, 2022

27. Where should I bank?

Here’s today’s listener letter: Where should I bank? On the one hand, I am lazy. On the other hand, the world is on fire and trad…

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March 1, 2022

26. Sustainable Vacation or Bust!

Here’s today’s listener letter: Staying home during the pandemic gave me a lot of time to think about the travel I used to do. I’…

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Feb. 22, 2022

25. What should I be reading?

Here’s today’s letter: I’m looking for some reading material to learn about how I might better walk the talk in my own life. Like…

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Feb. 15, 2022

24. Should I donate if I'm broke?

Here’s today’s listener letter: Should I donate even though I’m broke? Or should I wait until I’m financially stable? In this epi…

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Feb. 7, 2022

23. Raising Generous Kids

Here’s today’s letter: Coming out of last year’s holiday season, I started to wonder if my kids are getting a little spoiled. My …

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Jan. 31, 2022

22. Recap of 2021 Most Popular Episodes

2021 Most popular episodes If you sent in questions, thank you for that. If you have questions you’ve been pondering, send them o…

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Jan. 18, 2022

21. Predictions for 2022

As we start a new year, it can be fun to try to predict what will happen. On this podcast we talk about how to line up what we’re…

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Jan. 17, 2022

Trailer

Welcome to Spend Donate Invest! Check out the trailer to meet host GG and learn more about the show. To submit a question or topi…

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Dec. 20, 2021

20. Where to start with donating

Today’s letter is about where to start with donating. Here’s the letter: What to do if I feel overwhelmed by donating? It’s natur…

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Dec. 13, 2021

19. Convincing others to shop more sustainably

Today’s letter is about convincing others to shop responsibly. Here’s the letter: I can't seem to convince my family to shop resp…

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Dec. 6, 2021

18. Investing in the Underinvested

Today’s letter is about investing in the underinvested. Here’s the letter: I'd like to invest in some underinvested entrepreneurs…

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Nov. 29, 2021

17. Can you spare a dollar to help me get home?

Today’s letter is about a listener who wonders about giving money to a person with a cardboard sign. Here’s the letter: Last week…

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Nov. 22, 2021

16. Where to start with socially responsible shopping

Today's letter is about where to start with socially responsible shopping. Here's the letter: When I think about all of the harms…

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Nov. 15, 2021

15. Housekeeping and other dirty secrets

Here's today's listener letter: One thing I realized pretty quickly during the pandemic is how much I was relying on my housekeep…

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Nov. 10, 2021

14. When your donations aren't stacking up

Today's letter is about donations that aren't quite stacking up. Here's the letter: I feel like I donate all the time, but when i…

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Nov. 7, 2021

13. Why we shouldn't worry about a charity's admin expenses

Here's today's letter: How do I find charities that have low administrative overhead expenses? Let's begin by discussing a less c…

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Oct. 25, 2021

12. For busy people looking for socially responsible investments

Today's letter is about how to find socially responsible investments if you are a busy investor. Here's the letter: I don't have …

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Oct. 18, 2021

11. Moved into a gentrifying area? Now what?

Here's today's letter: I'm a gentrifier and I feel guilty about it all the time. Is there a way to spend my money in the neighbor…

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Oct. 11, 2021

10. Fair trade or bust

Today's letter is about shopping fair trade. Here's the letter: How do I know if the places I shop really are sustainable? There …

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