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Get financially sound and savvy!

A collaboration between the Arts & Business Council and StageSource, this series of financial workshops will help individuals from the creative sector set goals, assess their personal financial status, create new habits, try new budgeting methods, plan for the long term, think strategically about investments, and prepare their taxes wisely.

Who should attend these workshops?

  • Actors, musicians, performers
  • Visual artists
  • Artists with hybrid careers
  • Freelancers and creative entrepreneurs

October 24th: Financial Strategies for Creatives

6:30 – 8:30 pm, Boston Center for the Arts, Calderwood Pavilion
As artists, you may feel like your income is difficult to predict. Or perhaps you have a hybrid career and are juggling multiple income streams, making budgeting a challenge. Is your relationship to money…complicated? Do you track your professional arts-related expenses and deductibles? Are you living within your means? Take guidance from arts career advisor, director of the Center for Music Entrepreneurship at Manhattan School of Music, and author of Beyond Talent Angela Myles Beeching, in this evening workshop dedicated to overcoming financial hiccups. Angela delivers invaluable strategic and business advice to artists, helping them to develop and sustain meaningful careers.

This workshop will cover:

  • The emotional traps that can keep talented people stuck in the “starving artist” myth
  • Simple yet powerful tools you can use to create new habits and wealth
  • Goal setting and action-planning
  • Budgeting
  • Bartering and other practical techniques to help cut overhead costs
  • Business plans, and how they can boost your creativity

Register Now!

November 15: The Nuts and Bolts of Financial Planning

6:30 – 8:30 pm, 88 Tremont Street, Boston
Launch, revisit, or rethink your short- and long-term financial goals in this information-packed workshop with Caroline Gaffney, a certified financial planner and founder of Atwater Wealth Management. Regardless of your financial status, Caroline will meet you where you’re at, presenting a logical road map and answering your burning financial questions. Prior to founding Atwater Wealth Management, Caroline worked at a national financial and Investor’s Bank and Trust. She is also an instructor at Northeastern University.

This workshop will cover:

  • How to conduct a personal inventory
  • The methods for creating a sound financial planning strategy
  • Tools and investment products available to you
  • Retirement planning

Register Now!

December 6th: Tax Strategies for Artists

6:30 – 8:30 pm, 88 Tremont Street, Boston
As tax season approaches, Michael Tucci, CPA, MST, will help artists focus on the tips and strategies artists should employ in managing their business and preparing their tax returns. Michael A. Tucci has been a partner in Ercolini & Company since 1989. Mike is instrumental in providing sound business and tax planning advice to clients in a variety of industries and has advised artists for decades.
 
This workshop will cover:

  • Form 1040 preparation
  • Deductions
  • Schedule C
  • Audits
  • Expenses

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