bloglovinBloglovin iconemailfacebookFacebook iconinstagramInstagram iconlinkedinLinkedIn iconpinterestPinterest iconrssRSS iconsoundcloudSoundCloud icontwitterTwitter iconyoutube bananaBanana graphic bananaleafBanana leaf graphic bird-with-leavesBird with leaves graphic blue-chocolate-popsicleBlue chocolate popsicle graphic blue-popsicleBlue popsicle graphic cactus-flower-topCactus w/ flower top graphic cactus-pink-topCactus w/ pink top graphic cactus-yellow-topCactus w/ yellow top graphic cherriesCherries graphic coconutCoconut graphic coffee-cupCoffee cup graphic firecracker-popsicleFirecracker popsicle graphic flamingoFlamingo graphic frozen-bananaFrozen banana graphic kiwi-popsicleKiwi popsicle graphic kiwiKiwi slice lemon-wedgeLemon wedge graphic lime-wedgeLime wedge graphic orange-popsicleOrange popsicle graphic pineapplePineapple graphic pink-chocolate-ice-cream-popPink chocolate ice cream pop grahpic pink-ice-cream-popPink ice cream pop graphic pink-popsiclePink popsicle graphic pink-sundae-conePink sundae cone graphic pink-swirl-conePink swirl cone graphic pizza-slice-basilPizza slice w/ basil graphic pizza-slice-olivesPizza slice w/ olives graphic pizza-slice-onionsPizza slice w/ onions graphic rainbow-swirl-coneRainbow swirl cone graphic rainbow-waffle-coneRainbow waffle cone graphic strawberriesStrawberries graphic strawberryStrawberry graphic sunSun graphic text-helloHello text graphic text-shine-onShine On text graphic text-yayYay text graphic watermelon-largeWatermelon slice (large) graphic watermelon-smallWatermelon slice (small) graphic

For lots of us, the term “financial advisor” feels like it’s reserved for wealthy people. The kind of service you use when you’re planning to buy a yacht or invest thousands of dollars in complicated stocks. Welp, turns out that doesn’t have to be the case, and Facet is changing the conversation around our finances and how we manage them. Before we dive into the nitty gritty of Facet, though…let me tell you a little story. 

Before I started Damask Love, I was working as a child psychologist. I made $45,000 a year in that position, and every month I had to pay a huge chunk of my check toward student loans. There also wasn’t a great prospect of salary increase. It was a frustrating situation (to say the least) and my relationship with my bank account was not the best. I didn’t have the extra cash to do the little fun things I wanted to do, and I often overspent anyway…feeling like there was no way to get out of the rut. 

While I worked as a psychologist, I started a blog as a hobby, but soon that hobby turned into a side hustle. Unlike my full-time job, my side hustle showed some promise for being lucrative in the long run. So I was especially encouraged when I got my first big offer: A yarn company offered me $18,000 for 6 blog posts. I was floored. I didn’t know that kind of money could exist in the world of a crafting blogger. Shortly thereafter, another company (whom I still work with to this day!) offered $36K for a year of various content deliverables. All in all, I quickly learned that I could make more as a blogger than I could as a psychologist…and I was SO passionate about being creative that I decided to give crafting a try.

Early Damask Love! 2014 to be exact. My hair was having a moment and those eyebrows! YEESH!! Although I do miss that blue skirt and gingham top!

The one problem, though, was that I still had that same mindset from when I was working as a psychologist. I had no clue how to best allocate my money now that I was a new business owner. Along with the business came new expenses like supplies, studio space and travel. Also, new practices, like invoices and quarterly tax payments. 

At the time, I figured it all out with the help of family and friends, but it would have been GREAT to have a service like Facet. Facet Wealth is redefining financial planning. It’s approachable, personalized advice with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional (the gold standard in the industry), who offers insights and advice about everything your money touches. Even down to small financial goals like a shopping day with friends or how to budget for more meals out.

One of the projects I created for that first $18K deal!

WHY USE FACET FOR FINANCIAL PLANNING? 

With Facet, you don’t need hundreds of thousands in assets to get started. The minimum assets required to get started with Facet? $0. Also, your CFP® professional will use jargon-free advice for everything money-related in your life and help you execute your most important goals. Maybe you want to shift careers. Maybe you want to buy a car or house. Maybe you want to know the basics of getting started with investment. All of these are realistic goals achievable with your Facet planner. 

Currently, I’m hoping to bring on another employee at Damask Love and, for me, this is the most important topic to discuss with my Facet planner. 

After I saved enough money, I was able to move into my first big studio and take better photos and video!

HOW MUCH DOES FACET COST? 

Facet is offered as a subscription. Just like all the other necessities in your life! Movies & chill, anyone?! Unlike other financial advisors, Facet charges on a quarterly or yearly basis based on client needs…not how much money they have to invest (learn more about Facet’s affordable fixed fee here).

All in all, Facet is a service that works for pretty much anyone, because money touches every part of our lives, right?! So if you’re ready to join the Facet fam, head over now and get 2 months FREE when you sign up at facetwealth.com/damasklove and start making money moves! 

You can also go HERE and HERE to watch two fun videos I created in partnership with Facet! #FacetPartner

These days I’m still in the same studio space and loving every minute of growing Damask Love into a destination for creativity and inspiration!

Keep on crafting with these other posts

27 thoughts on “My Creative Journey – Money and all!

  1. Your story is amazing. You inspire me to get started as well. It seems to be a very good way of financial income. I, on the other hand, make money with online casino paysafe deposit. It allows me to make money legally and meet all my financial needs. Nevertheless, I will take your advice into consideration and put it into practice.
    Thank you for everything!

  2. So great. Your story and way of thinking have inspired me a lot. Many thanks to you. I am also a person who is very passionate about creating such interesting creations. The ingredients you mentioned are also very easy to prepare and make. I really like your creative and I will practice with it.

  3. Sport betting is still one of the most effective ways to make money while also watching your favorite matches. I am a huge fan of it, and https://theparlaykings.com/bonus-codes/ continues to be one of the most effective ways to make money without any issues plus they also offer bonus codes. You can easily check the most recent updates in scores, matches, and sports team events.

  4. Working as a freelancer, you understand that this work has pros and cons. For me, the latter turned out to be much more, so I decided to find a job in some company. It’s cool that now there are even IT jobs with relocation assistance, and this opens up great opportunities for me as an IT specialist. I have been thinking about relocation for a long time, but now it has become much easier to implement.

  5. This content highlights the importance of having access to financial planning and management services, not just for those investing large sums of money but for everyone. Facet aims to make financial planning more accessible and approachable for all, challenging the misconception that it’s only for the wealthy. The relatable storytelling approach helps to engage readers and make the topic more relatable.
    Best Craft Supply Solution For Crafters and DIY artists. Macramé Cord, MDF Engraved, Artificial Flowers, DIY, DIY products, craft store near me, hobby, hobby store, hobby shop, jharokha, art and craft shop near me, mdf art India Festive Decorations supplies. COD Available | Shipping All Over India

  6. Recruitment Update for all age groups and provide inside coverage to show the real picture of current occurrences. Our goal is to meet the needs of people of all ages, thus we plan to publish news that is divided into categories like general, political,datesheet-timetable.in crime, sports, entertainment, education, and world news.writers who have gathered for focused news coverage of the most recent events in the nation.

  7. Faltering with this diagram, I truly see that this amazing site needs astoundingly more thought. I will point of truth return to review extra data, so thank you for the data!

  8. My creative journey has been an incredible adventure filled with inspiration, growth, and financial success. I’ve discovered that pursuing my passions not only brings me joy but also provides a pathway to financial abundance. Through dedication and hard work, I’ve been able to monetize my creativity and turn it into a sustainable source of income. If you’re interested in exploring how to transfer money seamlessly, I highly recommend checking out AtoB Transfer’s services in the USA at https://atobtransfer.com/usa/. They offer secure and efficient money transfer solutions that can support your financial endeavors along your own creative journey.

  9. Your personal journey with money is truly inspiring! It’s refreshing to see someone openly talk about their financial ups and downs, and how it intersects with their creative pursuits. The mention of monthly car rentals in Abu Dhabi adds an interesting twist to your story. It’s a practical solution for balancing convenience and budget during your creative journey!

    https://www.finalrentals.ae/locations/abu-dhabi

  10. Embarking on my creative journey, I’ve realized that inspiration can come from unexpected places, much like the excitement of discovering a hidden gem at Q7 Casino, widely regarded as the best casino in the industry. Just as my artistic exploration has led to uncharted territories, Q7 Casino https://q7ccc.net/ offers a diverse array of games and experiences that cater to every player’s unique preferences. The connection lies in the pursuit of innovation and pushing boundaries. Just as I strive to push the boundaries of my creative endeavors, Q7 Casino continues to set the standard for excellence in the world of online gaming.

  11. I love reading such interesting articles. Recently, I also had a chance to visit Dubai. Since I had been planning this journey for a long time, I was very happy to realize it. Thanks to the fact that I rented a car in Dubai for the whole vacation, I was able to visit everything I had planned. It was a great adventure https://rental24.co.uk/uae/dubai-airport

  12. In the bustling world of travel blogs, Worldkitetour stands out as a beacon of insightful and informative content. With a focus on providing readers with the knowledge they need to plan and execute their dream vacations, Worldkitetour has quickly become a go-to resource for travelers of all stripes.

  13. I can understand the challenges of moving from a stable job to business ownership and the need for proper financial planning. Facet like a time card calculator is the perfect solution for people like you who want to make smart financial decisions and achieve important goals like hiring another employee.

  14. I really enjoyed reading this article about the best coffee apps for coffee lovers. I agree with the author that coffee apps can enhance our coffee experience and help us discover new flavors and methods. wordle hint

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.