Monthly Archives: November 2012

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    2012 News Alert!: “Federal Income Protection Benefits Caucus Addresses Important Need” by John Ingrisano

2012 News Alert!: “Federal Income Protection Benefits Caucus Addresses Important Need” by John Ingrisano

Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate formed the Income Protection Benefits Caucus to address the financial losses families often suffer when income earners become disabled. According to the article, “Protecting the Earning Power of American Workers” (June 2012 edition of Benefits Selling), “most Americans are unprepared for the consequences of losing an income, even […]

“Children Can Reduce Your Taxes” by John Ingrisano

Yes, children are expensive. According to the most recent government statistics, it takes $235,000 to raise one child from birth to age 18. (And that doesn’t include college.)  However, our tax laws make it possible to take sizable tax deductions and credits. So, as a parent, part of your money-management strategy should be to capitalize on […]

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“And What About You” Winner: Dr. Susan Chiarito, MD

The 2012 AAFP Scientific Assembly brought together family physicians and aspiring family docs from across the country to share their expertise and insights into the field of family medicine. It was an excellent turn out at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with a lot to see and do throughout the four-day conference. Check here for […]

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    New Docs Especially Vulnerable to Threat of Disability and Shortcomings of Employer Provided Disability Coverage

New Docs Especially Vulnerable to Threat of Disability and Shortcomings of Employer Provided Disability Coverage

Recent U.S. Senate hearings have revealed that Americans are unprepared for the consequences of losing their incomes, even for a short time, due to a disability. Due to high debt loads, new doctors may be especially vulnerable. So, before you wrap up your residency program and move on to a permanent position, learn to […]

“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 […]