Broker Check

Financial Planning for Entertainers

Financial planning is a critical necessity for all entertainers. While many people in the entertainment industry feel that they do not need to plan for their financial future because they are "living in the moment," this could not be further from the truth. The fact is, financial planning is essential for all entertainers, whether they are just starting out or have been in the business for years. Without a solid financial plan, entertainers can quickly find themselves in debt, struggling to make ends meet. Financial planning can help entertainers to avoid these pitfalls by ensuring that their finances are in order and that they are prepared for whatever comes their way. By working with a financial planner, entertainers can take control of their finances and secure their future.

Cash flow management should be an integral component of every entertainer's financial plan. As an entertainer, you need to remember that the dollar amount on your contract is not the same amount of money that will land in your bank account. Expenses such as agent fees and tax will cost you a significant amount of money. 

You will retire from the sport at a relatively young age. As such, retirement should be an integral part of financial planning for entertainers. Never underestimate the power of a good plan. We'll make sure you don't end up spending more than your income, and we can give some tips about saving for retirement too!

The best way to be financially secure is by making smart decisions with money - let us help ensure that happens in both short-term AND long-term goals!

<span style="font-weight: 400;" data-mce-style="font-weight: 400;">A Starving Artist No More</span>

A Starving Artist No More

It's challenging to begin an acting or performing career. You might be looking for work, and your paychecks will often come in small batches because of the nature of this profession. We can help you get on track with a professional advisor that shows off all aspects of yourself so potential employers know just what it would be like if they hired someone who could do their job well from day one!

We are here when starting out is tough - whether as beginner actors trying new roles across town during open call auditions; professionals transitioning into featured entertainers after years spent doing chorus lines under bigger names while saving up enough money and time.

As an entertainer, you face unique financial challenges that most people don't have to deal with. Ups and downs in income, the need for long-term planning, and the lack of benefits offered by most entertainment jobs can make it difficult to stay on top of your finances.

At Zircon Financial Services, we understand the financial challenges you face. We can help you plan for the future, purchase insurance, invest in a customized portfolio, and create a personalized long-term financial plan. We'll work with you to make sure you have the tools you need to succeed.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you reach your financial goals as an entertainer.

FAQs

Does Zircon Financial Services assist with budget planning within an entertainment contract?

We assist our clients in all stages of their career, from the initial signing of a contract to the final stages of budget planning. We understand the unique needs of the entertainment industry, and we are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service. We offer a variety of services to our clients, including budget planning, contract negotiation, and financial consulting. We are committed to helping our clients navigate the complex world of entertainment finances. If you are looking for assistance with budget planning within your entertainment contract, Zircon Financial Services is here to help.

How to create a long term financial plan for entertainers? 

As an entertainer, it is important to have a financial plan in place to ensure your long-term financial security. There are a few key factors to consider when creating a financial plan for entertainers.

1. First, you need to consider your income. How much money do you make from your performances? What other sources of income do you have? Make sure to include all sources of income when creating your financial plan.

2. Next, you need to consider your expenses. Make a list of all your performance-related expenses, including equipment, costs for rehearsals and venues, and so on. Make sure to include all your fixed and variable expenses when creating your financial plan.

3. Once you have considered your income and expenses, you need to create a budget. Determine how much money you need to save each month in order to reach your financial goals. Make sure to include a buffer in your budget in case of unexpected expenses. Also, be sure to review your budget regularly and adjust it as needed.

Following these steps will help you create a long-term financial plan that will ensure your financial security as an entertainer.

We help our clients who work in entertainment through all of the following:

  • Ups and downs in income throughout the years
  • Planning for the future, and potentially aging out of roles
  • Purchasing insurance, as most entertainment jobs don’t offer benefits
  • Insuring specific body parts that are key to your career
  • Customized investment portfolios
  • Personalized long-term financial plans
  • And more

At Zircon Financial, we have a unique understanding of the financial needs of entertainers like you. Let us become a partner on your journey, and help you to succeed.

Reach Out to Zircon Financial Services

Reach Out to Zircon Financial Services

That’s why we recommend that, before any investments are made for entertainment, a formal financial plan is developed. A financial plan allows us to see the bigger financial picture, so we can help you manage your assets more effectively and reach your financial goals even sooner. Call us!