COVID-19 Concerned: Personal Finance During Crisis

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Date/Time: Friday, April 24, 2020 – 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Facilitator: Rebecca Selkowe, JD, Financial Wellness Councelor for the Actors Fund
Price:  FREE, and Open to the Public. However, you must register to attend (see below)
Location:  ONLINE via Zoom!

C4 Atlanta, in partnership with The Actors Fund and The Health Initiative, present COVID-19 Concerned: Personal Finance During Crisis. This informational workshop will be lead by Rebecca Selkowe, JD, Financial Wellness Counselor for the Actors Fund. Resources and support to help performing arts professionals maintain financial health and well-being during this challenging time. This session will provide an overview of resources for assistance and relief; discuss cash flow management strategies; and address participants’ general questions about what COVID-19 resources may be right for them.

Questions answered during this session include:

  • What resources exist for arts professionals for COVID-19 related relief?
  • How do I know which resource is right for me?
  • What are some tips for handling debt and other financial burdens during this time?
  • Are there ways to lower my costs or debt to better meet my financial needs?
  • What kinds of information will I need to apply for COVID-19 relief?

Please note: Content in this workshop is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an alternative to working with a social worker, health insurance navigator or other insurance professional.

This program will not cover how to apply for relief programs like SBA loans or Unemployment Insurance, but will cover information about what kinds of information is needed to apply and how to decide whether UI or SBA loans are right for you.


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This workshop is free! However, you must RSVP to attend in order to receive the Zoom online platform link. Please RSVP in the form to ensure your seat in this workshop.

About Rebecca Selkowe

Rebecca Selkowe runs the Financial Wellness Program at The Actors Fund in New York. She is also a licensed attorney and author of Dominate Your Debt: A Work & Play Book. Rebecca earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Middlebury College and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. She is a trained classical singer and flutist, and she LOVES (in all caps!) karaoke.

How is this workshop different from other workshops?

This workshop will focus on options available to artists affected by COVID-19 for personal finance help during COVID-19. This workshop is intended to help answer questions artists have about what options are available to them, how to navigate making decisions about what programs to apply for and tips to manage or decrease current financial burdens.