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Financial Management for Creative Professionals
The Art and Science of Your Money
with Darius G. Gagne
This workshop will transform your relationship to money with practical steps for getting your financial life in order. In friendly company, you will learn how to:
· 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.
· Remove emotions from your financial decision-making
· Obtain clarity on your current financial situation and take steps to mitigate the financial challenges unique to the entertainment profession.
· Bring equanimity to your investing to weather the ups and downs.
This workshop will be interactive, include fun exercises and leave you with simple, yet empowering tools to serve as a compass for the role money plays in your life.
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.
These workshops are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission; The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; and the California Community Foundation. Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.