Sunday, January 18, 2015
A Day in the Life : David Sharp empowers artists to handle their finances
Do you have issues with money?
I may have dedicated my life to dance and the movement arts but, in spite of that, somewhere along the way a small part of me bought into the idea that Dance is not a "real" profession and that, as an "Artist," financial security will be forever out of my reach. While I may know very little about financial health, one thing I do know: As long as you believe something is impossible, it is.
Well then, time to get over it and put that part of life in order. New Year's resolutions and all that! But… How, exactly? In spite of all good intentions and that gust of New Year optimism, I draw a blank here.
Enter (stage left) -- the Money Hero!
Last October, Money magazine awarded David Maurice Sharp with this spiffy, spandex-sounding award for the work he is doing educating artists about financial investments. Oxymoron? According to Sharp, not at all. He makes it sound feasible and even simple--simple enough that I've already started shifting my thinking and my habits… TO READ THE ARTICLE