Navigating your finances can be overwhelming. Especially if you're a creative freelancer or small business owner. It takes patience. And it's hard to know where to start and what to prioritize.
Being able to understand your financial life can be really rewarding. Knowing where you are and where you're going can help you relax and allow you to focus on what really matters to you.
Here at the Hell Yeah Group, we help creatives make weekly progress on understanding their finances because it's feels so damn good to not be in the dark about it.
We want to share what we've learned about finance and business with you.
What We Make
Workshops + Courses
We teach in person workshops are packed with dense nuggets of useful and actionable information. Upcoming workshops >>
We publish articles every week on everything from personal and business budgeting, investments, the administrative junk that goes into setting up a business and more. Read our blog, yo >>
Every Wednesday, we'll send you a weekly curated nerdletter full of our favorite notable articles, insights, ideas and resources from around the interwebs. It's valuable shit for creatives doing business that's finance oriented, but not limited. Subscribe to the nerdletter >>
Who We Are
Paco de Leon
Paco is a musician who happens to be killer at finance. She has spent most of her career working with creatives who also do business. Her experience ranges from business consulting, business management, financial planning, wealth management and she even spent some time at a big, evil bank. Her experiences have lead her to found The Hell Yeah Group, a financial firm focused on inspiring creatives to be engaged with their personal and business finances and more importantly, to give them the tools and support to stop freaking out about it.
She lives in Echo Park neighborhood in sunny Los Angeles with her wife Jenn. She plays in a band called Sweet Bump It and rides her bike nearly every day. She is also the founder of a boutique bookkeeping company called Hell Yeah, Bookkeeping and a co-founder of the arts-based non profit organization, Allies in Arts.
Select Interviews, Sound Bytes + Quotes
- Hello, I'm Flawed: The Other F Word
- The Converge Podcast. S.2 EP. 007 – The Business Side of Creativity with Musician and Financial Whiz, Paco
- Bossladies Magazine Issue No. 02
- New York Mag / The Cut : Here’s a Handy Guide to Writing Your First Business Plan
- Xero Gravity Podcast: Creative freelancers, get your finances together!
- Xero Accountant & Bookkeeper Stories: Financial consulting and bookkeeping for creatives
- Lead Like Her
- Unique Markets: 6 Financial Tips for 2016