Monthly Archives: March 2016

Taxes and Investments

Taxes, Coogan, and earnings.  We often get questions about how to handle and manage your child’s money.  For detailed answers we always send members to Bizparentz, where you can find information about Coogan and trust accounts and taxes and other financial … Continue reading

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You only get once chance to protect your privacy

We discourage parents from allowing too much personal information out about their child actors out in the media and online.  All it takes is one slip, one instance where a child is identified by their city or school or local … Continue reading

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Babies working nights

California has strict regulations coming out of child actor legislation about when a baby can work, and all nighters aren’t permitted. But what if you are in another state and your babies are asked to work nights on location? Do … Continue reading

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Teens and Phones

Parents know their children need cell phones by the time they are teenagers. That opens a young teen to freedom and potential dangers, time wasters, and life disruptions.  Do you hand your teen a phone or do you include a … Continue reading

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Thanking directors?

Is it necessary or wise to thank directors after completing a project?  Our members are mixed about it. For some, doing a good job in the role you are given is the best thanks. Others think an email, card or … Continue reading

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The Myth of Education

Consumer advocate, Clark Howard, spoke about the old educational paradigm.  Children attend school from K-12, then go to 4 years of college, graduate with a degree and go to work or on to grad school.  Eventually, their educations end relatively … Continue reading

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Should your child change appearance for a job?

It depends on the job. We’ve asked about it regarding changing one’s type, but what about hair color or length?  This comes up occasionally, as a child is asked to shave all their hair for a role as a cancer … Continue reading

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