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How Much Money Does a Physician Need to Retire?

You may wonder how much money you need to make sure your retirement years are your golden years.

As usual with financial questions, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. However, there are steps you can take to figure out how much money you will require, and some financial protections you can invest in to add some […]

Is lump sum disability insurance right for you?

There are two things every physician knows.  One is that a career in medicine requires an investment in both time and financial resources.  The other is that life can change in an instant.  We all know patients, even colleagues, whose lives were irreparably changed by a disabling illness or injury.

What would you do, if […]

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    Should Young Single Residents Buy Life Insurance? The Answer May Surprise You

Should Young Single Residents Buy Life Insurance? The Answer May Surprise You

Young single residents often believe there is no reason to buy life insurance. After all, most people buy it to protect their spouse and children financially in case they pass away. Since single residents don’t have a wife or husband to protect, and they also usually have an edge on life expectancy, why would […]

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    What Doctors Should Consider When Buying Term Life Insurance

What Doctors Should Consider When Buying Term Life Insurance

An excellent way to protect your family’s financial future inexpensively is to buy term life insurance. Here’s how it works. You pay a premium every year for the term of your policy, for instance, for 10 or 20 years. Should you pass away during that period, your beneficiary will receive the sum of money […]

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    5 Questions Physicians Should Ask to Find Out How Much Disability Insurance They Need

5 Questions Physicians Should Ask to Find Out How Much Disability Insurance They Need

How much disability insurance do you need to protect you and your family?

It’s an important question because if you overdo it, you’re paying for something you do not need. If you skimp on your protection, however, you risk financial troubles should you become disabled. Like Goldilocks, you want to get it “just right.” To […]

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    What Does the Future of Electronic Health Records Mean for Family Physicians?

What Does the Future of Electronic Health Records Mean for Family Physicians?

When Electronic Health Records (EHR) made their debut in the seventies[i], they were simply an electronic version of yesteryear’s paper records. However, today they are much more. They offer the promise of higher quality and more efficient healthcare.

By March 2017, 67 percent of healthcare providers were using EHR technology[ii], which can provide easier, faster […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Healthcare

When futurists talk about healthcare, they describe a system with fewer hospital visits, the consolidation of technology in large, centralized medical facilities and a wide range of monitoring and diagnostic tools designed to resolve some ailments without ever meeting face-to-face with a doctor or nurse. Instead, computers will access an individual’s electronic health records […]

The problem has not changed, but the solution finally has.

Extended Healthcare or Long-Term Care creates emotional and financial challenges.

We’ve partnered with the industry’s leading Long-Term Care Solutions Specialists. LTCR serves millions of members from over 650 alumni professional associations nationwide.

Long-Term Care Resources has been an industry leader for 20 years. We know from experience that a quote or a policy is not enough. […]

How to Avoid 3 Common Financial Mistakes that Doctors Make

As a doctor, you likely earn an above average income. However, this doesn’t necessarily guarantee a financially sound future. To protect yourself from making mistakes that could jeopardize your financial health, check this list of missteps your colleagues tend to take and correct course as necessary.

1. Not Saving When Young
It’s easy to understand why […]

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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. […]