AFP Personal Finance for performing artists, unique thinkers, and those of the New Americana
Americana Financial Planning (AFP) AFP is a blog about personal finance for millennials, musicians, artists, producers, bloggers, podcasters, side-hustlers, multi-income online entrepreneurs, and other unique people.
Artists, musicians, and freelancers don’t create a career overnight. Unlike a 9-5 job where getting hired rewards you with instant and consistent cash flow along with great benefits, creative professionals must create their entire business from the ground up. Staying committed to a business strategy for years is necessary before you can enjoy the stability […]
Let’s start off with some role playing. Imagine you are some type of financial analyst or hedge fund manager. Look at the limited descriptions and financial numbers of the 2 publicly traded companies below and see if you can predict what the stock prices have done over the last 5 years. Company A Company A […]
Recently, I had coffee with Jamie Dull, a Chicago drummer, producer, and instructor. He is an experienced Chicago musician and has appeared on numerous albums over the past 12 years. He is currently readying for his newest album release party with the band Stampy, coming up June 2 at Martyrs’. Jamie’s rock star journey is […]