174 episodes

Artists and investors discuss:

⭐️ Good financial habits
⭐️ Providing for families
⭐️ Investing to build wealth

Listeners are encouraged to ask ANY and ALL financial questions!

Hosted by theatrical lighting designer Ethan Steimel.

Email Ethan directly:
artisticfinancepodcast@gmail.com

Links & Resources:
https://www.artisticfinance.com/

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Artists and investors discuss:

⭐️ Good financial habits
⭐️ Providing for families
⭐️ Investing to build wealth

Listeners are encouraged to ask ANY and ALL financial questions!

Hosted by theatrical lighting designer Ethan Steimel.

Email Ethan directly:
artisticfinancepodcast@gmail.com

Links & Resources:
https://www.artisticfinance.com/

    160: 6K Investing Special - Q3.3

    160: 6K Investing Special - Q3.3

    An update on the Artistic Finance 6k--the $6,000 of investments we made in May of 2021. A panel composed of a bond investment CEO and three lighting designers review how our investments compare to the market.
     
    Quicklinks - Artistic Finance:
    https://linktr.ee/artisticfinance
     
    Video Version:
    https://youtu.be/Yz5E-gI4bgg
     
    Rivian EV Trucks:
    https://rivian.com/
     
    Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/maithreyi-gopalakrishnan/
    https://www.liquidificorp.com/
     
    Ebony Madry:
    https://www.instagram.com/ebmadry/?hl=en
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ebony-madry-6a9651139/
     
    Amy D Lux:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-d-lux-953a7318a/
    https://utopiadreamscape.com/author/luvlogica/
     
    Ethan Steimel
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ethansteimel/
    https://www.instagram.com/artisticfinance/?hl=en
     

    Instagram handles:


    @ebmadry


    @liquidifi


    @utopiadreamscape


    @ethansteimel


    @artisticfinance
     
     

    Affiliate links:
    M1 Finance - Good for Long Term / Buy and Hold Investors - no sign up incentive:
    m1finance.8bxp97.net/XxYPZg
     
    Coinbase - Cryptocurrency Exchange - $10 of Bitcoin:
    https://www.coinbase.com/join/steime_0
     
    Vinovest - Wine Investing - 3 months of free wine storage:
    https://app.vinovest.co?grsf=2p0wk3
     
    Robinhood:
    https://join.robinhood.com/ethans21
     
    We Bull:
    https://act.webull.com/pm/do1QnByzkAhA/a3j/inviteUs/main
     
    ETF:
    IVV - iShares Core S&P 500
     
    Stocks:
    VST - Vistra Corp
    LAC - Lithium Americas
    TAP - Molson Coors Beverage (owners of Blue Moon)
    SKLZ- Skillz
     
    Cryptocurrency:
    Bitcoin
     
    Wine:
    Vinovest
     
    Real Estate - REITS:
    REG - Regency Centers Corp -Previously UBA
    SRG - Seritage Growth Properties
    VICI - Experiential Real Estate - Previously MGM Properties
    STAG - STAG Industrial
     
    Art:
    Bret Slater - Artist
    https://www.bretslater.com/
     
    Photos of our Painting:
    https://www.patreon.com/posts/64295618
     
    Full story of commissioning the piece:
    https://www.patreon.com/posts/61516832
     
    Ian Dunlap - The Investor Ethan follows:
    https://linktr.ee/themasterinvestor
     
    ...
     
    Become a patron:
    www.patreon.com/artisticfinance
     
    Interview by Ethan Steimel

    • 57 min
    159: Resource Sharing In Theatre Design & Production with Robin Stamey and Nathan Renner-Johnson

    159: Resource Sharing In Theatre Design & Production with Robin Stamey and Nathan Renner-Johnson

    An interview with the Executive Director of Philadelphia Scenic Works, Nathan Renner-Johnson, and Robin Stamey, production manager at Rutgers University, discussing how designers and productions can share resources.
     
    Topics:
    ⭐️ Theatre workers being paid on W2 or 1099
    ⭐️ Joining a collective of artists or going the road solo
    ⭐️ Scenic outsourcing and collaboration between theatre companies
    ⭐️ Coworking spaces for theatre makers from designers to performers
     
    Quicklinks for Artistic Finance:
    https://linktr.ee/artisticfinance
     
    Video version:
    https://youtu.be/C_Pjql5AeFE
     
    Philadelphia Scenic Works:
    https://philadelphiascenicworks.org/
     
    Department of Labor - New Rules for Classifying Independent Contractors:
    https://www.swlaw.com/publications/legal-alerts/us-department-of-labor-issues-new-final-rule-for-classifying-independent-contractors-effective-march-11-2024
     
    ...
     
    Become a patron:
    www.patreon.com/artisticfinance
     
    Interview by Ethan Steimel
     
    Instagram Handles:

    @rstamey


    @itsnaterj


    @sevenengines


    @phlscenicworks


    @ethansteimel


    @nicolevsteimel

     

    • 1 hr
    158: The Money Manual - Financial Independence Club with Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan & Amy D Lux

    158: The Money Manual - Financial Independence Club with Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan & Amy D Lux

    Review of The Money Manual by Tonya Rapley.
     
    This is the Financial Independence Club, brought to you in collaboration with Amy D Lux and presented this month by Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan.
     
    We discuss:
    ⭐️ Spending triggers
    ⭐️ Budgeting methods
    ⭐️ Generational wealth
    ⭐️ Turning financial tips and tricks into habits
    ⭐️ The breakdown of what makes up a credit score
    ⭐️ How finance is connected to the leading cause of suicide 
    ⭐️ Building up savings for yourself versus paying off high interest debt 
    ⭐️ EASY areas to cut spending - would a year without ad-free Spotify be such a bad thing?
     
    Quicklinks:
    https://linktr.ee/artisticfinance
     
    Video:
    https://youtu.be/ZtcrUTVhDxg
     
    The Money Manual:
    https://bookshop.org/a/86693/9781987614787
     
    Profit First:
    https://bookshop.org/a/86693/9780735214149
     
    IDAs:
    https://www.investopedia.com/terms/i/ida.asp
     
    Earn To Learn:
    https://vantagewest.org/individual-development-accounts-ida/
     
    Rit Rich Life - Amy's Friend's Podcast:
    https://fitrichlife.com/podcast
     
    Bask Bank - High Interest Savings:
    https://www.baskbank.com/
     
    Related Episodes:
     
    Credit Card Episode with Marc Santos:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZFjQtv8XBs&ab_channel=ArtisticFinance
     
    Profit First Episode with Abby Johnson:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_rwZvgCMjY&ab_channel=ArtisticFinance
     
    Debt Episode with Joe Longthorne:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1UiVWdceEM&list=PLW6sWaidg3usOhFaWW-X_pCpJj4xsXMYH&index=114&t=61s&ab_channel=ArtisticFinance
     
    Budgeting Episode with Rebecca Selkowe:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2G3hOnqDXI&ab_channel=ArtisticFinance
     
    Maithreyi Gopalakrishnan:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/maithreyi-gopalakrishnan/
    https://www.liquidificorp.com/
     
    Amy D Lux:
    https://loboluxdesign.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/loboluxdesign/
     
    Ethan Steimel:
    https://www.ethansteimel.com/artistic-finance.html
    https://www.instagram.com/artisticfinance/?hl=en
     
    Instagram Handles:
    @liquidifi
    @ethansteimel
    @artisticfinance
    @loboluxdesign
    @officialamydlux

    • 1 hr 12 min
    157 EVs for Artists

    157 EVs for Artists

    Today’s episode is a panel discussion on EVs and their benefits for artists, guest hosted and edited by friend of the show Carl Faber.  Recorded in March of 2023, the guests include: Mikhael Tara Garver, Phil McBeth, Ryan Durham, & Travis McHale.
     
    Topics:
    ⭐️ Features of EVs and EV ownership
    ⭐️ Financial incentives of new and used EVs
    ⭐️ Scheduled maintenance (or lack thereof)
    ⭐️ Bidirectional charging (aka run your home’s electricity off your car’s battery)
    ⭐️ Supply chain and production delays
    ⭐️ Write-offs and taxes (particularly Section 179 Depreciation)
    ⭐️ Predictions for an EV-centric future
     
    Links and Resources:
    ⭐️ Carl’s EV article (inspiration for this episode): typefully.com/cxfaber/UOp2kz6
    ⭐️ Resource for global gas prices: globalpetrolprices.com/
    ⭐️ Federal Tax Credits: irs.gov/clean-vehicle-tax-credits
    ⭐️ Charging Station Tax Credit: irs.gov/credits-deductions/alternative-fuel-vehicle-refueling-property-credit
    ⭐️ Section 179 Depreciation: www.investopedia.com/terms/s/section-179.asp
     
    Guests
    Carl Faber, Lighting Designer
    Bio: Carl Faber is a visual artist and live-event creator who often, but not always, works as a Lighting Designer for theater, dance, opera, and immersive experiences. He’s created work across the United States, Europe, and Asia, and participates as a company member and consultant with multiple arts organizations. He has an extensive assisting background as well, with credits including the Broadway productions of The Book of Mormon, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and August: Osage County. Outside the field of stage lighting, he’s toured in various production capacities with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Bon Iver, and The National. He also designs websites, creates database solutions, edits visual media, and has taught Design and Stagecraft at Portland State University. He is a proud member and Western Region Board member of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, and is based in Portland, Oregon.
    Professional Dashboard: Carlfaber.com
    Lighting Design Portfolio: Carlfaberdesign.com
    LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/carlfaber/

    Mikhael Tara Garver, Immersive Experience Creator/Director
    Mikhaeltaragarver.com

    Phil McBeth, Retired Technical Director & Lighting Designer
    Ryan Durham, Software Developer & Former Stage Manager
    Bio: After attending the Yale School of Drama for Stage Management, Ryan spent a number of years working as a stage manager in New York and on the West Coast.  Eventually he transitioned into the tech sector and now works as a senior software engineer for Firebrand Technologies.

    Travis McHale, Lighting Designer & Educator
    Bio: Travis McHale is a New York based lighting designer.  Recent NYC: Is There Still Sex In The City (Daryl Roth), Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration starring Jessica Vosk (Carnegie), #DateMe: An OK Cupid Experiment (Westside), Mister Miss America (Rattlestick). Travis works extensively in regional theatre, has been associate designer on 11 Broadway shows, and 7 seasons designing runway shows for NY Fashion Week (IMCD).  He also designs for Norwegian, Carnival, Regent, and Oceania cruise lines.  Design faculty: SUNY New Paltz. Member: United Scenic Artists Local USA 829. 
    Travismchale.com
    Instagram: @captainmchale

     
    Episode Credits
    Video & Audio Editing by Carl Faber
    Panel conducted via Zoom
    Re-mixed & Edited on Davinci Resolve
    AI Voiceover Clone: elevenlabs.io
    AI Audio Post-Production: https://auphonic.com/

    • 51 min
    156: Experiential Events with Cindy Lo of RED VELVET

    156: Experiential Events with Cindy Lo of RED VELVET

    Learn about running a live events company as Amy D Lux interviews Cindy Lo of RED VELVET.
     
    Topics:
    ⭐️ The future of events in a post covid era
    ⭐️ Keeping the business alive during the pandemic
    ⭐️ Starting a successful experiential agency in Austin TX
     
    Quicklinks:
    https://linktr.ee/artisticfinance
     
    RED VELVET:
    https://weareredvelvet.com/
     
    Strong Events:
    https://www.strongevents.com/
     
    LDI Artistic Finance Recording:
    https://sched.co/1SnxM
     
    Monarch:
    https://www.monarchmoney.com/
     
    Empower - formerly Personal Capital:
    https://www.empower.com/
     
    Carl Faber - Used Nissan Leaf Blog Post:
    https://typefully.com/cxfaber/UOp2kz6
     
    Utopia Dreamscape:
    https://utopiadreamscape.com/
     

    • 56 min
    155: Israel, Broadway Grosses, & Behind The Scenes at LDI

    155: Israel, Broadway Grosses, & Behind The Scenes at LDI

    A hodge podge of what's on my mind this week.
     
    Topics:
    ⭐️ War & peace
    ⭐️ Broadway grosses
    ⭐️ Divorce & ROTH IRAs
    ⭐️ Robert Green Ingersoll
    ⭐️ Steven Lutvak & A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
     
    Quicklinks:
    https://linktr.ee/artisticfinance
     
    Broadway Grosses:
    https://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-grosses-analysis-merrily-opens-to-sold-out-houses-as-overall-attendance-sees-uptick
     
    Robert Green Ingersoll:
    https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Robert_G._Ingersoll
     
    ROTH IRA - Married Filing Separately Rules:
    https://www.investopedia.com/married-filing-separately-ira-4772024
     
    Behind The Scenes at LDI:
    https://wp.behindthescenescharity.org/2023/09/30/bts-wellness-lounge-at-ldi/
     
    Steven Lutvak:
    https://playbill.com/article/steven-lutvak-composer-behind-the-tony-winning-musical-a-gentlemans-guide-to-love-and-murder-dies-at-64
     
    Gutenberg:
    https://gutenbergbway.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwm66pBhDQARIsALIR2zBe1m0TFbc1vL8-NzuOvoHYpHHsTI7JgMLot6Wtq4U43H8JLCrxLcEaApXkEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
     

    • 20 min

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