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Financial Management for Creatives: Money and Investment Strategies for Financial Peace of Mind

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Abacus Wealth Partners 429 Santa Monica Blvd #500, Santa Monica, CA 90401


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Financial Management for Creatives: Money and Investment Strategies for Financial Peace of Mind

with Darius G. Gagne, PhD, CFA, CFP


Join CLA and Darius Gagne of Abacus Wealth Partners for a workshop covering investment and saving strategies for artists. Topics to be covered include reducing debt, deciding which type of savings account is best for you, and budgeting and saving. The workshop will also provide investment secrets and money tips that are used in practice by successful artists. This program is a great way to begin 2016 on the right foot and help attain the financial peace of mind necessary to move forward with your artistic projects and entertainment career no matter how much or how little money you have.


Darius G. Gagne, PhD, CFA, CFP specializes in working with entertainment professionals, ensuring that they make smart decisions with their money so they can spend more time doing what they love. Darius is a Partner and the Chief Investment Officer at Abacus Wealth Partners as well as an instructor at UCLA Extension where he teaches his well-received course, "The Science and Art of Investing." Like many of his clients, Darius has a diverse background and brings this to the financial advice he provides. This includes originally earning a Ph.D. in Quantum Physics from UCLA; later earning an MBA from UCLA Anderson an becoming a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); and starting each day with a dedicated yoga practice. Darius lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.


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Abacus Wealth Partners 

429 Santa Monica Blvd.

Suite #500

Santa Monica, CA 90401

These workshops are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.  Additional support provided by the California Arts Council



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