Money Matters: Personal Finance for Creative Individuals

Public Programs and Performances WKS 120 1.00

The main reason most artists and writers stop pursuing their creative goals is money. Learn how to make your money work for you in support of your creativity. This course will help you understand your money personality and how to work with it. Be unstoppable! Learn the principles of sound financial management by developing a working knowledge of budgets. Design a financial roadmap for your creative work. At the conclusion of this course you will be able to define common money terms; identify common legal structures artists and writers use to run their creative enterprises; understand financial structures used to “house” money, such as banks, credit unions and CDFIs ; define common real estate types; understand basic tax principles; and hiire and manage professional support for your creative enterprises, such as lawyers, accountants and financial planners. Strategies to access professional services affordably will be highlighted.

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