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How To Overcome Debt (And Even Save)
Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance

Course Description

Debt can be a roadblock to fully realizing a creative career. Without the freedom to invest (both time and money) in your art career and the confidence that long-term financial stability is achievable, many artists and designers change course toward more lucrative day jobs. Yanely Espinal packs this short video with loads of information on debt along with associated action steps, making it clear that debt does not have to control your choices.

This course consists of a 30-minute video, a worksheet and action plan to be completed while watching, and hours of research opportunity.


Yanely Espinal
Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance
Yanely Espinal is the Director of Education Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance and the Creator of the MissBeHelpful YouTube channel, where she posts weekly videos about money. Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She majored in Art at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School before going on to receive her bachelor's degree in History of Art/Architecture and Visual Art at Brown University. She later earned her master's degree in teaching and after struggling with credit card debt, became passionate about personal finance education. When she isn't working, she sews, paints, listens to podcasts, and babysits her 8 nieces and nephews.