Financial Creative Blog

Welcome to my blog where I explore the different money misconceptions and financial roadblocks of the artist and provide you with tips on how to take charge of your creative life and become successful in your finances as an artist.The Financial Creative Blog - Amirak Delat

Saving and Investments Basics for Artists

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uA63rjeOE34 Why is saving important for artists and creatives? Everybody should cultivate the habit of saving money – but it is particularly important for creatives, especially self-employed artists. Saving money may come from the idea of delayed gratification. Yes, you might not be spending that extra dollar to material goods like a brand-new car or …

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Debt: The Artist’s Worst Enemy

https://youtu.be/n0F1vP8g-8U Debt is a sensitive subject, but it is probably the most important to tackle on the way to financial stability. According to debt.org, the total U.S. consumer debt is at $14.9 trillion. That includes mortgages, auto loans, credit cards and student loans. The average household credit card debt is $5,315. In Canada, Canadian households …

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Retirement for the Artist

Do artists really retire? Many people often think that artists don’t ever retire and keep working until their deathbeds. Hell, younger I used to believe I’d keep working forever until I die. But that’s the eternal, naïve and invincible youth talking. Of course, everybody’s bodies and health fail as one starts to reach a certain …

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Artists and Money: Easy steps for creatives to become financially stable

Artists and money have a love/hate relationship. For those of us who grew up in underprivileged and even middle-class families, the word money both sounds like a curse word and the Holy Grail at the same time. I grew up with the ideas that money was scarce; that money only existed with a select few; that money was …

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