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Before You Buy Disability Income Insurance

Family Physicians spend day in and out diagnosing others. Ironically, they are often reluctant to acknowledge when they are ill themselves.

Whether they’re experiencing flu-like symptoms or something more serious, it seems that doctors place their health at a distant second to their medical responsibility. Sound like someone you know?

Remember, it’s OK to take a […]

Insurance at Different Life Stages

The decisions you make at every stage of your life shape your need for protection.  That need starts early and changes with you.  The following guidelines can help you protect what you’ve worked so hard to achieve.

Your 20s and 30’s.

A long career ahead.
The rule of thumb is that you should set aside 2% of […]

5 Ways to Conquer Medical School Debt

Some people own a Lamborghini, others simply owe a Lamborghini…

The average physician joins the workforce with an overwhelming $183,000 in debt, nearly five times the average amount of money other professions have been shown to owe. That is if they’re not also dealing with debt from undergraduate studies, usually averaging around $24,000.

With interest, this […]

The Secret to Retirement for Physicians

What would you like to be doing if you weren’t practicing medicine?

More and more family physicians are planning ahead so they can either afford an early retirement or—as in most cases—switch to another career.

This tendency is credited mainly to feelings of burn out, lower morale and overwhelming paperwork, as shown in The Physicians Foundation […]

Affordable Technologies for Family Physicians

It wasn’t even 100 years ago that people were considered lucky if they reached 60. Nowadays many folks actually start living at that age.

Go modern medicine!

Modern medicine wouldn’t be so without technology: from 7-figure robots performing surgery to free mobile apps, today’s hospitals, family physicians and other specialists have the ability to be faster, […]

Largest Expenses Physicians Are Facing

Family physicians are among the ten highest paid professions in the United States, and deservingly so, considering the grueling years of studies and sleepless nights they’ve had to endure.

However, between student debt, mortgages, government regulations and other expenses, physicians are forced to carry a lot of financial weight during their lifetime.
An expensive operation
Many doctors […]

A Look Into The Future Of Young Doctors

Great things come with dedicating your career to medicine, from the reward of improving the lives of thousands of people to the increasingly accelerated advancements in technology and pharmaceuticals.

However, in the words of baseball great, Yogi Berra: ‘the future ain’t what it used to be.’

Retiring physicians will agree, and it is because of their […]

Physician Shortage Update: Where Are We Now?

With more people in the United States becoming eligible to receive healthcare at lower costs, it’s no surprise that doctors can’t keep up with the patient demand. The question is how large is the deficit?

This limited supply of physicians is increasingly affecting health networks, walk-in facilities, family practices, independent doctors and nurses, each one […]

  • 5 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Their Financial Security
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    5 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Their Financial Security

5 Ways Family Physicians Can Improve Their Financial Security

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

While this may remind you of your high school guidance counselor, our real intention is to remind you that there has never been a better time to answer this question, especially with a shift in the economy and a tug-of-war in health legislation.

Fortunately, we’ve done our homework […]

[Video] Do you have all the Life Insurance you need?

Checked your life insurance lately? It may fall short.

Watch this short video for a list of things to consider, when deciding if the coverage you have is enough.

Be sure to share this video with your colleagues about the facts behind life insurance and how the AAFP Insurance Program can help protect you and […]