Let's Talk Money: Personal Finance for Writers, Freelancers (Los Angeles Chapter)
Whether it's negotiating a book advance, budgeting with a variable income, or paying estimated taxes, there are a handful of money situations unique to freelancers and creatives. Please join us for a personal finance panel addressing these unique challenges, followed by a 15-minute audience Q&A.
This event will take place on Wednesday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m at the Arroyo Seco Regional Library.
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Panelists will include:
Paco de Leon, founder of The Hell Yeah Group, a financial firm focused on inspiring creatives to be engaged with their personal and business finances. She’s been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, and Business Insider. She owns a boutique bookkeeping agency called Hell Yeah, Bookkeeping, is the co-host of the Money Diaries Podcast, and is a co-founder of the arts-based nonprofit organization, Allies in Arts.
Quinisha Jackson-Wright, a freelance journalist who covers finance and the dynamics of workplace culture. She has been published in The New York Times, The Muse and The Financial Diet. You can follow her work on Twitter and on her website.
Jackie Lam, an L.A.-based money writer whose work has appeared in Forbes, Business Insider, and GOOD Magazine. She is currently studying to be a financial coach (AFC®) to help artists and freelancers with their money. In her free time, she blogs at heyfreelancer.com.
Kristin Wong will be moderating. She is an Author’s Guild co-ambassador and author of the book Get Money: Live the Life You Want, Not Just the Life You Can Afford.