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    How Likely are You to Become Disabled and how Much Would it Cost?

How Likely are You to Become Disabled and how Much Would it Cost?

“Never say ‘That won’t happen to me.’ Life has a way of proving us wrong.”

What are the chances you will become disabled?

Whatever your answer to that question, you’ll probably err on the side of optimism. After all, that’s human nature. People are likely to underestimate the odds of something bad happening to them. […]

Infographic: Facts of Life … and a Handy Needs Worksheet

Life insurance is one of the safest, most reliable ways to help protect the people you love.  Now you can get the facts you need to understand your options — at a glance.  Take a look at our infographic.  See what type of life insurance is best for you … and how you compare […]

2017 Financial Plan Blown? Get Back on Financial Track

Despite all your efforts, the financial plan you made for 2017 seems to be going off course.

Perhaps your household income decreased because you changed jobs or you received a smaller bonus than you expected. Maybe expenses have exceeded your budget due to unexpected emergencies or you’ve found yourself indulging in luxuries more frequently than […]

Have Student Loans? Why You Need Life Insurance

Like other newly minted physicians, you are likely facing a mountain of debt.

The median debt incurred for medical education is $180,000.[i] And that’s not all. The median figure for pre-medical education debt is $25,000. Plus, on average, post-grads have $4,000 in credit card bills and $12,000 in residency/relocation loans.[ii]

That’s a total of $221,000 of […]

Disability Insurance Myths that Lead to Financial Mistakes

Every day, myths about disability insurance put physicians at risk financially, deterring them from purchasing coverage. If they are uninsured and fall victim to illness or injury, the lives they’ve built may be in jeopardy — their homes, their children’s education, their retirement and more.

Do you buy into any of these myths? If so, […]

Common Money Mistakes in Your 30s

When today’s physicians enter the workplace, they come armed with a medical degree, a completed residency … and an average of $183,000 in student debt.1

After years of sacrifice and hard work, the arrival of your first paycheck as a physician is a defining moment that could shape your personal finances for years to come.  […]

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 […]