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July 5, 2022
July 2022 Message

This Month’s Money Message: Measure It is tough out there. Prices for just about everything – gas, supplies, travel, groceries – are up, and they are up enough that even if you aren’t paying attention, you’re probably feeling a bit […]

November 13, 2019
Open Account: W.E. Arnold On Staying the Course

In Open Account, ¡Katie B Funk! profiles artists, sharing their financial and creative memories, successes, and challenges. Blight to flightTo strip malls and clutteredShops. $5 lattes don’t jive with ¢.10 shrimp flavoredRamen Noodles But, it’s the arT scene they say. […]

April 1, 2019
April 2019 Tasks

Pop Quiz: Taxes make me feel: Terrified. What if I do something wrong? What if I put something in the wrong place? What if I get audited? What if I go to jail or have to pay huge sums of […]

December 26, 2018
Pickles & Dimes

¡Katie B Funk¡ is the Program & Marketing Coordinator for Minerva Financial Arts. Occasionally, she shares her food-related financial musings. Find her creative work online here and more about her role with Minerva Financial Arts here. As a recent graduate […]

February 7, 2018
This Month’s Paycheck

Many people will see their W-2 paychecks go up a bit this month. The lower federal tax rates passed as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act are going into effect, which means less will be withheld from […]

December 20, 2017
Taxes: It’s Going to Be Okay

So the tax changes are really here. The House and Senate bills have been reconciled and re-approved, so all that is needed is a presidential signature to make the law official. Now that we know what the final bill really […]

July 17, 2017
Minerva News
Increasing Financial Mindfulness

“I spend money with intention,” read one statement on an assessment I shared with attendees of a workshop I led earlier this month. Participants rated themselves on a scale from 1 to 5, with 5 being “Yes! Of course!” and […]

July 10, 2017
The Creative Brain

You probably have known for quite some time that your brain works a bit differently from others, say, your attorney or your financial planner. Now there’s science to back you up.   Researchers from Australian National University, University College London, […]

July 3, 2017
Professional Artist Is Out!

The August/September 2017 issue of Professional Artist magazine is all about education. Bonus? It features an interview by yours truly with two amazing Columbus-based artists, Cat Sheridan and Lisa McLymont, both of whom do incredible work.   Check out their […]

May 8, 2017
Insurance: Just the Basics

So insurance has been in the news lately, unfortunately. A few years ago, we talked at length about adjusting to the Affordable Care Act in terms of budgeting, managing cash flows, and reviewing basic needs. Apparently we need to continue […]

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