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AIP015 | The Film “An Open Secret,” and What to Do about Child Sexual Abuse in the Entertainment Industry (Part 2) – with Evan Henzi

by Ben Hauck / July 1, 2015 / 0 comments

In this two-part series on the explosive documentary film An Open Secret, former child actor Evan Henzi talks with Ben Hauck about his involvement in this important film about victims of sexual abuse and pedophiles in the entertainment industry. In this

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AIP014 | The Film “An Open Secret,” and What to Do about Child Sexual Abuse in the Entertainment Industry (Part 1) – with Matthew Valentinas

by Ben Hauck / June 24, 2015 / 0 comments

In this two-part series on the explosive documentary film An Open Secret, co-executive producer and entertainment lawyer Matthew Valentinas talks with Ben Hauck about his involvement in this important film about victims of sexual abuse and pedophiles in the entertainment industry.

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AIP013 | How to Develop a Hosting Career – with Lucy Norris

by Ben Hauck / June 17, 2015 / 0 comments

Host and spokesperson Lucy Norris talks with Ben Hauck about her growth from actor to independent host to sought-after spokesperson for brands and shopping channels. In the interview, Lucy shares about her on-the-job training in England as a producer and host, how

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AIP012 | How to Market Your Acting When You Have a Disability – with Shannon DeVido

by Ben Hauck / June 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and comedian Shannon DeVido talks with Ben Hauck on the many facets of working as an actor who also has a disability.  In the interview, Shannon covers the topic of marketing herself as an actor versus as an actor with

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AIP011 | What to Do When Sessions Payroll Doesn’t Report Your Acting Income to Social Security – with Sara DeRosa

by Ben Hauck / June 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and stand-in Sara DeRosa shares with Ben Hauck how she discovered her income from Sessions Payroll was not reported to the Social Security Administration, and how the discrepancies she found in her total and reported income could have decreased her retirement benefits and pension

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AIP010 | My Recap of Episodes 1 through 9

by Ben Hauck / May 27, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck recaps the first nine episodes of The Acting Income Podcast, which made iTunes’ list of New & Noteworthy Podcasts upon its debut.  In this recap episode, in addition to summarizing each episode, Ben adds anecdotes about the episodes and explains what

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AIP009 | Why I Choose to Stay a Non-Union Actor – with Eric S. Robertson

by Ben Hauck / May 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor Eric S. Robertson talks with Ben Hauck all about his choice to stay a non-union actor (for the time being) within SAG-AFTRA jurisdiction. In the interview, Eric covers his acting career aspirations, the choice between money vs. acting work, and the high quality

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AIP008 | How to Coach Running to Complement Your Acting and Modeling Career – with Elizabeth Ann Corkum

by Ben Hauck / May 13, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and model Elizabeth Ann Corkum (AKA “Coach Corky“) talks with Ben Hauck about her progression to becoming a top running coach and how her acting and modeling career works with her business. In the interview, Elizabeth shares about the explosion of running and the

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AIP007 | How Going Fi-Core Affected My Acting Career – with Ricardo Lori

by Ben Hauck / May 6, 2015 / 0 comments

Update: For additional information on financial core status, listen to Episode 9, Episode 19, and Episode 28. Also, be sure to download The Fi-Core Workbook and check out other resources from Fi-Core Central. — Ben Actor Ricardo Lori talks with Ben

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AIP006 | How to Write to Supplement Your Acting Career – with Anne DeAcetis

by Ben Hauck / April 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and freelance writer Anne DeAcetis talks candidly with Ben Hauck about how writing supplements her income as an actor. In the interview, Anne shares in detail the kinds of writing projects she takes on, how she is able to generate writing

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