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Minerva Financial Arts Courses

Inflation, Recession & Arts, Oh My

Arts Business

If you read the financial news, you’ll know that inflation is higher than it has been since the 1980’s, and the world of professional musicians, artists, and writers was quite a bit different then. But panic-inducing headlines don’t often provide […]

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Building a Portfolio Career

Personal Finance

“I just need more money” isn’t a business plan, even though it can seem like the simplest solution to financial woes. In this workshop, we’ll review the portfolio career framework to match your own strengths with opportunities to monetize those […]

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Self-Employed Saving for Retirement

Personal Finance

Did you know as a self-employed creative individual there are special things you can do to prepare for retirement (even if you never plan to stop making work)? This workshop will review the types of retirement plans available to self-employed […]

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Tax Basics for Creative Entrepreneurs


If it is true that the only certain things in life are death and taxes, this workshop will make navigating one of those things considerably easier. We’ll review federal income tax basics for creative individuals, including common deductions claimed by […]

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Monthly Checklists

Each month, Elaine highlights what you should know, do, and believe about a particular financial topic so you can focus on exactly what you need when you need it.

With key tax dates, deadlines for retirement plans, and moments to think about your pricing strategy, these monthly tips help you stay on top of the business side of your creativity.

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Arts & Numbers

You don’t have to do this alone. Arts & Numbers is a comprehensive financial guide for creative individuals… and anyone else with a passion for something other than accounting and finance. This book aims to provide basic information on finance and financial matters for creative entrepreneurs to take ownership of their financial situations, thus ensuring their long-term success, creative and otherwise.

Written in short story form with fictional anecdotes supporting the financial advice, Arts & Numbers promises to be an easy and useful read for creative entrepreneurs at any stage.

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