Attention NoHo Arts District creatives, artists and all freelancers: build your own benefits package with Pamela Capalad and Dyalekt at Brunch & Budget on Friday, November 12.
Whether you’re new to freelancing or have been doing it for years, one of the toughest parts of getting the business side of things together can be making sure you take care of yourself and put together your own benefits package. Join Brunch & Budget in partnership with Center for Cultural Innovation, for this interactive, one-hour presentation for artists and creative freelancers.
Here’s a peek at the workshop topics:
- How to choose the right health insurance coverage and budget for it, including premiums, deductibles, copays, and coinsurance
- Setting up a Health Savings Account with an eligible medical insurance policy
- Getting dental insurance (it’s easier than you think!)
- The importance of disability insurance (especially as a freelancer!), costs, and how to sign up for it
- When you need life insurance and where to get it
- Basics on setting up a retirement savings plan*
Please note, this interactive, one-hour workshop for artists and creative freelancers will be presented via Zoom. Also, a recording of this Brunch & Budget workshop will be shared for a limited time with registrants.
Friday, November 12, 2021
$5-15 (sliding scale)
About Brunch & Budget
Pamela Capalad is a Certified Financial Planner™ and Accredited Financial Counselor whose mission is to make financial planning affordable for those who need it most. She founded Brunch & Budget to provide people with a safe and friendly place to speak openly and make financial progress. Her work has been featured in publications including the “Washington Post,” “Teen Vogue,” “Huffington Post,” and “Vice Magazine.”
Brian “Dyalekt” Kushner is a hip-hop MC and the director of pedagogy at Pockets Change, where he uses hip-hop pedagogy to demystify personal finance and help students take control of their relationship with money. He’s rocked (performed/taught/keynoted) everywhere from conferences like AFCPE and Prosperity Now, to stages like SXSW and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, to classrooms that range from Yale to your cousin’s living room. He also co-hosts the Brunch & Budget podcast, which discusses personal finance and racial economic inclusion.
Pam and Dyalekt host the Brunch & Budget podcast, focused on personal finance as an act of social justice, and cofounded the Race & Wealth podcast network with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad. They regularly keynote on how art, culture, and media are used to perpetuate racial wealth inequality. (brunchandbudget.com, @brunchandbudget)
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