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Thrive as an Artist: Financial Investment for the Teaching Artist
In this 4-week online webinar course David Maurice Sharp, author of THE THRIVING ARTIST, will walk teaching artists through the steps needed to empower a diversified and stable financial portfolio. Designed specifically for artists who have fluctuating, uncertain, and sometimes limited streams of income, this course will strive for understanding of finances and the investment world by offering clear, basic explanations of how finances work and tips and tools on how to participate in them as an investor.

Recommended Reading: THE THRIVING ARTIST: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1138809179/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0

Week 1 will explore ways to overcome the scarcity mentality, ways to become a savvy saver, how to figure your “monthly nut”, and building an emergency cash reserve. Week 2 will give you an understanding of basic elements to create a well-diversified investment portfolio such as risk assessment, the primary investment elements (cash, bonds, stocks) and the role they each play. Week 3 examines how to defer funds for use in retirement in the form of IRAs, 401(k)s and 403(b)s and understanding Social Security and Union Pensions. Week 4 will explore strategies to help ensure you keep moving towards your financial goals and thrive as an artist.
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