Is An LGBTQ+ Financial Consultant Right For You?

Is An LGBTQ + Financial Consultant Right For You?

Us  lucky folks living in a gay-friendly climate! While some grumpy people still can’t handle our wonderful love, we get to enjoy the legal equality of marriage. It’s like living in paradise with a few sour apples thrown in for good measure.

It turns out the offshore financial services sector is like a magnet for homophobic jerks. Who knew they had such a knack for attracting all the wrong kinds of people? Oh, come on! Evolution, you slowpoke! Pick up the pace already! We’re getting impatient over here!

Let us tell you, the horror stories we’ve heard from some clients about their former financial advisors could fill an entire library of sad, hate-filled novels. It’s like they were auditioning for the role of the Grinch in real life! So, apparently, some clients were given the cold shoulder just because of their fabulous sexual identities. Talk about being fashionably discriminated against! Some poor souls out there got advice that was as useful as a chocolate teapot or a waterproof towel. Talk about unfair and downright laughable! We just witnessed a mind-boggling ad showcasing a man who somehow managed to teleport himself into the heart of an ultra-conservative political event. Talk about crashing the party! This dude fancies himself as the financial fairy godmother for the fabulous LGBTQ+ community. Off you go, my dear, and don’t forget to add a little extra flair to your exit. Ta-ta!

Let’s not forget about the delightful “compliments” we’ve had the pleasure of receiving from our oh-so-charming colleagues in the offshore financial services industry. They really know how to make us feel warm and fuzzy inside! We had a good laugh when a consultant at a conference asked us, “So, any plans on becoming a unicorn anytime soon?” Oh my, we have a genuine Sherlock Holmes on our hands! This “advisor” is like a financial planner turned matchmaker, trying to find love and money all in one go. We mean, who needs Tinder when you can just target the LGBTQ+ community for potential clients? Talk about multitasking! Alright, let us break it down for you: We’re like a pair of fabulous flamingos, not a chameleon trying to change colours. And guess what? They’re as different as a pineapple and a watermelon! So, let’s keep the record straight, shall we? 

Here’s a classic gem! We once had the pleasure of being asked how we felt about “not being a real man because you can’t have kids.” Ah, yes, because apparently, the ability to procreate is the ultimate measure of manliness. Who needs a six-pack or a chiselled jawline when you can just pop out a few offspring, right? It’s like the world’s most exclusive club, and apparently, we didn’t make the cut. But fear not, dear friend, for we have found solace in the fact that our worth as men is not determined by Oh, the weight of the world on my shoulders! *dramatic sigh* Well, well, well, my friend, last time we checked, straight men were still struggling to figure out how to magically birth children too! It’s like we’re all in the same boat of cluelessness, isn’t it?

Behold the wacky world of politics! In this wild and whimsical election year, we find ourselves in a global game of “Who Can Be the Most Anti-Gay?” It’s like a twisted reality show where candidates go head-to-head, vowing to sabotage marriage equality with all their might. Oh, the drama! The suspense! Who will win the coveted title of “Supreme Saboteur of Love”? Stay tuned! But seriously, how does any of this nonsense relate to your precious moolah? So, picture this: you’ve got a financial advisor who claims to be a fiduciary, meaning they’re supposed to prioritise your interests above all else. But here’s the twist: they’re also backing political candidates who want to bring back the good ol’ days of making us second-class citizens. Now, I don’t know about you, but that seems like a bit of a contradiction, doesn’t it? We mean, if they can’t even support your right to be a first-class citizen, how can you trust them with your hard-earned money? It’s like hiring a lifeguard who’s afraid of water. It just doesn’t quite add up, does it?

We are definitely not suggesting that when selecting a financial advisor, you should inquire about their voting preferences or whether they have a secret identity as a unicorn. But we do encourage you to stay on your toes and embrace the elegance and finesse required for this job. It’s not all about numbers and ethics, you know. We’re looking for someone who can balance their bank account with style and charm! So, picture this: you’re all set to conquer the world with your fabulous relationships, but there’s this one person who’s like, “Nah, not my cup of tea.” How on earth are you supposed to team up with them to achieve your grand life and financial goals? It’s like trying to mix oil and water or convincing a cat to take up synchronised swimming. Good luck with that! You deserve the crème de la crème of money advice, and we don’t think a homophobe could whip up anything remotely close to that.

Whether you’re as straight as a ruler or as fabulous as a rainbow, it’s crucial to spill the beans to your financial gurus. If you keep your money secrets locked away tighter than a chastity belt, they won’t be able to sprinkle their financial magic on you. So, let loose and spill the tea! And if being honest means they’re not giving you the best advice, then it’s time to look for a new advisor. Or maybe just start taking advice from your pet goldfish. At least they won’t judge you for eating an entire pizza by yourself. We work with loads of straight couples who just can’t resist our fabulous financial advice. They’re like, “Sure, you guys are gay, but you’re also amazing at managing money, so sign us up!” We’re here to make financial planning a total blast!

Achieving financial independence is like winning a gold medal in the Olympics of adulting. It’s like telling the world, “I don’t need your money; I’ve got my own!” Now, if only there was a victory. If your financial advisor is as helpful as a cat trying to do your taxes, you might as well start digging for buried treasure to secure your financial future. Trying to save up for retirement is like trying to find a unicorn riding a unicycle—challenging and seemingly impossible! So, why burden yourself with extra baggage? We work harder than a squirrel trying to crack open a nut to make sure your financial life gets better with us in it.

Back in the good old Middle Ages, when marriage equality was as rare as a unicorn riding a rainbow, the LGBTQ+ community had a whole bunch of financial hurdles to jump over. It was like playing a never-ending game of Monopoly, but with extra taxes and zero Get Out of Jail Free cards. Meanwhile, our straight pals were just strolling along, enjoying their financial perks like they were born with a platinum credit card. Life really knows how to throw a mediaeval curveball, doesn’t it? The joy of tax, financial, and estate tax nightmares! Thankfully, we can all rest easy now (well, maybe not entirely, because politics always keeps things interesting). But hey, at least we can say we’ve survived—for now. Meanwhile, you absolutely deserve to have a financial advisor who is as fabulous as you are! Whether they’re gay, gay-friendly, or just bursting with rainbows, they’ll be there to support the essence of your fabulous being.

With the magical touch of fiduciary guidance, the LGBTQ+ community can retire early and live a life so fabulously extravagant that even unicorns would be jealous!

As always, surround yourself with people who help your light shine. Money matters! Be proud of your finances today! Contact us for a no-obligation conversation.