Episodes

28| Celebrating 1 Year of Awkwardness!

Can you believe that it's been 1 year already! In celebration of 12 whole months of This Is Awkward we look back at our very first episode and see if we are just as awkward as when we started! Join Our Patreon Get access to even more bonus content...

27| No Take Backs!

In today’s episode we hear from a caller named Zina who had a Great Aunt that promised her $2,000. The only issue? She would have to travel to Germany to get the money. All was well until her aunt gave the money away to ANOTHER PERSON. Hear how we...

26| I Never Got Your Gift

Today celebrates This is Awkward’s One Year Anniversary!!! In today’s episode we hear from a caller named Allison who was supposed to receive a gift but it never arrived. It’s been a month. Should she reach out to the gift giver or just let it...

25| My Husband is Sharing Way Too Much!

Today's anonymous writer is dealing with a husband who is a little too open with his parents about their finances. Join Our Patreon Get access to even more bonus content with our This Is Awkward Patreon!      Have an awkward money...

24| Celebrating Wins During Hard Times

In today’s episode we hear from Farnoosh Torabi who asks how we handle celebrating financial and career wins when so many others are going through a hard time. We share how to own your success while also being there for others when they are...

23|I Don’t Want Your Advice, Dad

In today’s episode we hear from an anonymous person who continues to receive unsolicited advice from their dad about what they should do with their money. The situation is complicated by the fact that this person is living at home to help save money...

Family

22| Should I Pay My Mom?

In today’s episode we hear from an anonymous person who isn’t sure how to have the money conversation with her mom. Did we forget to mention that her mom watches her two children during the day? We discuss how to approach this touchy subject with...

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Bonus| Camping Sucks and Join Us Live!

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Relationship

21| Will You Marry Me?

In today’s episode we hear from someone who was about to be engaged when her fiance asked her to cover not just half of the cost of the ring...but three-fourths of it. She said yes, but what does this mean for their money future? Listen to find out!...

Friends

20| Keep The Change

In today’s episode we hear from someone who has friends who over pay her every time they split a meal. She’s not sure what she should do with the change or if she should feel bad about always keeping the extra money. ======= Join Our Patreon Learn...

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Patreon Preview - Beards and Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving Week! In honor of the start of the holiday season we thought we'd share with you our latest Patreon exclusive bonus episode! If you're enjoying the podcast and want to help support what we do, come join our awkward family! Become a...

Work

19| You Better Pay Me!

Join Our Awkward Patreon Family! Learn more about how you can get access to bonus episodes and our private chat with our This Is Awkward Patreon!  ======= In today’s episode we hear from someone who runs a business and is dealing with people...

Friends

18| You’re Tipping HOW Much?!

Join Our Awkward Patreon Family! Learn more about how you can get access to bonus episodes and our private chat with our This Is Awkward Patreon!    In today’s episode we hear from a caller who had an incredible awkward situation with a...

Family

17| You Want to Do What?!

Join Our Awkward Patreon Family! Learn more about how you can get access to bonus episodes and our private chat with our This Is Awkward Patreon!    In today’s episode we hear from a caller who is seeking advice on how to tell his parents...

Relationship

16| Oh No He Didn’t!!!

Join Our Awkward Patreon Family! Learn more about how you can get access to bonus episodes and our private chat with our This Is Awkward Patreon!    In today’s episode we hear from an anonymous person who brought $120K of debt into her...

Friends

15| Can I Borrow $80?

Join Our Awkward Patreon Family! Learn more about how you can get access to bonus episodes and our private chat with our This Is Awkward Patreon!    In today’s episode we hear from Q who loaned a friend $80 and was never paid back. Q...

Family

14| Where’s My Gift?

In today’s episode we hear from Michelle who has a sister that doesn’t enjoy giving gifts...even for Christmas. Michelle’s mom disagrees and makes an interesting financial demand. ======= Sponsors ======= What I’m Loving Chris - Mochi Donuts...

Family

13| Did I Ask You?

In today’s episode we hear from Michael who isn’t sure how to approach his family members who continue to make comments about his money decisions. We offer him advice on 2 possible ways he can respond. ======= Sponsors ======= What I’m Loving...

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12| Hold That Plane!

In today’s episode we share a story about how we forced our spouses to go on vacation with us to Niagara Falls. We also share the nail-biting story of how that vacation almost didn’t happen for Chris.   ======= Links Mentioned   =======...

Family

11| Time To Move

In today’s episode we hear from an anonymous caller who is frustrated with a parent figure who continuously turns to their children for money. The latest reason he asked for money is one the entire family can’t quite get behind. ======= Sponsors ...

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10| Chris Messed Up

Well Chris messed up!  He somehow lost a part of his audio for this week's episode...but.... we still have an episode for you. Today we are sharing with you a conversation we had on Chris' podcast Popcorn Finance called Facing Your Financial...

Family

9| Oh, Brother

In today’s episode we hear from an anonymous person on Instagram who is frustrated with her parents who are financially supporting her almost 40-year old brother. She’s at a loss of what to do and worries that this will be an expectation put on...

Family

8| My Sister Will Pay For It

What to do when your younger sibling thinks you'll pick up the tab. ======= Sponsors   ======= Have an awkward money situation? If so, we want to hear from you! Feel free to call in, leave us a voicemail, and we will play it on the show. You can...

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7| Commitment to Fight Racism

In today’s episode we have the difficult, yet necessary conversation surrounding how every person can adopt a commitment to fight racism both in their home and in this world. ======= Click the link below to get access to all the resources and...