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Career Strategies offers workshop on Financial Life After Yale for Musicians Feb. 1

Blum, a Resident Fellow of Branford College, will discuss saving and investing, taxes, building a credit score, and more
January 26, 2016
Steve Blum

Steve Blum

Astrid Baumgardner, Director of Career Strategies, announces that Steve Blum will present a workshop on Financial Life After Yale for Musicians on Monday, February 1, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.

In addition, Baumgardner will present a unit on how to generate revenues as a musician and create a financial plan. Attendees will receive relevant handouts, and a pizza dinner will be served.

This workshop will teach YSM students how to plan for the future; save and invest; improve their credit scores; and manage their taxes. Blum will discuss helpful rules of thumb and will illuminate terms such as ETFs, IRAs, HSAs, and Roth 401k plans.

Interested students should:

1. RSVP by email to Steve Blum by Friday, January 29

2. Fill out a one-minute survey

The workshop will take place at Rose Alumni House, 232 York Street.

About Steve Blum

Yale Resident Fellow Steve Blum is a CPA and former investment banker. A loyal alumnus and Yale parent, Steve joined Yale full-time as Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives of the Association of Yale Alumni. Steve facilitates leadership workshops; co-founded STAY (Students and Alumni of Yale); and directs programs and events for Careers, Life, and Yale (visit www.careerslifeyale.org). In this workshop for Yale School of Music students, Steve will discuss financial literacy, a special interest of his.