Creative Economy Mixer: Arts Letters & Numbers

Ashleigh Kinsey

Date: May 29   Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm Location: Arts Letters & Numbers Studios, 1548 Burden Lake Road, Averill Park, NY 12018 Join us for our May Creative Economy Mixer at Arts Letters & Numbers for a campus tour, artists’ showcase, and a special “food” installation! Arts Letters & Numbers is a nonprofit arts, education, and publishing organization dedicated to … Read More

Community Loan Fund Business Spotlight: Coiled, A Textured Salon

Lavida Barkley began braiding hair at the age of 12, and what began as a hobby gradually became a profession starting with her first “client” at the age of 15 . “I relied on hair braiding off and on for years, while living in the Capital Region, to Atlanta Georgia, and back.” When she returned to the Capital Region to … Read More

Community Loan Fund Business Spotlight: The Makeup Curio

The Community Loan Fund has been helping businesses and individuals be successful since 1985 and offers a variety of programs and resources. They provide access to capital for microenterprises and freelancers for business development. This article is a part of a series that highlights local businesses who has benefitted from a Community Loan Fund Loan, like The Makeup Curio, and … Read More

SAVINGS? SERIOUSLY? Why Freelancers Need a Nest Egg, and How We Can Get There.

FINANCES FOR FREELANCERS: A Monthly Feature Sponsored by Community Loan Fund Setting money aside for savings is not always an easy task. Try finding ways around your usual spendings for example, try using youtube to mp3 shark to download music. For freelancers and creatives, it can be even more difficult, because many of us have irregular cash flow, as our … Read More