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 folks, plus some tips for maximizing your savings so you can fund a future phase of your life… And take advantage of the related tax benefits along the way.

Learning Outcomes

After this workshop, visual, literary, and performing artists will navigate the self-employed retirement choices so they can prioritize saving for their futures – whatever those futures look like.

To do that, we’ll:
  • List types of retirement plans available to self-employed creative individuals.
  • Estimate total to save per year for retirement.
  • Define basic retirement and investment vocabulary terms.
  • List tangible steps to get started.

What You Get

  • 4 Retirement Plan options for self-employed folks
  • 9 Videos explaining the options
  • 7 Worksheets to help you pick
  • Room to reflect on your own next steps
  • Resources for further reading and an optional discounted coaching session with Elaine

Who It's For

This course is best for visual, literary, or performing artists who are curious about retirement options in the arts (especially without having a full-time job).

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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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