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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 […]

[VIDEO] Q & A with Family Physicians

As a family physician, you take a great deal of pride in what you do day in and day out.  You’ve made a lot of sacrifices over the years, and poured your heart and soul into providing quality medical care to your patients – which begs the question: why did you choose family medicine?

We […]

“Is Your Vehicle a Lethal Weapon?” by John Ingrisano

Nearly 33,000 people die in traffic accidents each year. This may just be a statistic to many people, but consider how much time you and your family spend on the road. The fact is: Vehicles are lethal weapons.

The real problem: Many of us think of our cars as an extension of home — a […]