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    11 Pieces of an Actor’s Budget

    Actors frequently ask me, “How much money does it take to be an actor?” The short answer is every actor’s expenses will be different. However, use the list below as a guideline.

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    How Actors Can Save Their Money

    Don’t skimp on what’s important—but postage costs and choppy website animation are definitely not important and almost certainly a waste of money.

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    How to Invest Wisely in Your Acting Career

    If you’re like most actors, you want to put everything you can toward classes, subscriptions, and events. However, most don’t actually have a system in place designed to help you avoid over-spending so you can put your money where it matters most.

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    How To Spend Your Money As An Actor

    Don’t allow yourself to make excuses that because of money, you can’t progress in your career. Have you ever noticed that when you truly, truly need something, you find a way to do it? Invest in YOU. You are worth it!

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    How To Spend Your Money Wisely as an Actor

    Why is it that actors, who are extremely frugal and have very little money to spare, still find themselves making major purchases without doing their research?

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    3 Steps To Financing Your Acting Career

    Becoming a quality professional actor is expensive. The cost of classes, headshots, marketing, demo reels, scripts, theater company dues, showcases, union initiation fees, subscriptions, and other professional expenses really add up.

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    The Financial Realities of Being an Agent

    Secret Agent Man breaks down a typical day into his business’ money issues, from residuals to one-day guest-spot quotes.

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    3 Things Not To Pay Big For as an Actor

    Stefanie O'Connell says there are a ton of things you’ll need to invest in to become a professional actor, but a few things should raise a red flag.

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    How to Ask for—and Get—a Raise

    Michael Kostroff explains how to gently ask for a little more money for your work without resorting to aggression or diva demands.