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    Doctors: Don’t Make This Mistake with Disability Insurance

Doctors: Don’t Make This Mistake with Disability Insurance

What if an accident or illness prevented you from practicing medicine for six months or longer? Would your most important asset be protected?

That asset, of course, is your earning power. And whether it’s protected or not depends on the choices you make when buying disability insurance.

There are several considerations when buying disability insurance that […]

Buying Disability Insurance? Read This First!

As the saying goes, forewarned is forearmed. And for the family physician looking to buy disability insurance, there are several things you need to know before speaking with an agent.

To start with, buying disability insurance is different from buying home, car, health insurance or long-term care insurance. Not only are all products not created […]

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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    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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    Protecting Yourself On the Job: Disability Coverage You Shouldn’t Overlook

Protecting Yourself On the Job: Disability Coverage You Shouldn’t Overlook

You do the best you can to stay healthy. You might exercise, eat right and get enough sleep at the end of a long day; but while you may take the proper measures to maintain a healthy lifestyle, you could still find yourself unable to practice medicine due to an unforeseen illness or injury.

To […]

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    2 Types of Financial Protection Every Young Family Physician Needs

2 Types of Financial Protection Every Young Family Physician Needs

You’ve finished medical school, completed your residency, and landed yourself a position at the hospital or practice of your choice. As a young family physician, you’ve accomplished a lot in your career which is why it’s important for you to protect what matters most – your ability to practice medicine and provide for your […]

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    Risky Business: How a disability can cost you your health and your income [INFOGRAPHIC]

Risky Business: How a disability can cost you your health and your income [INFOGRAPHIC]

While patients may think of you as a superhero, family physicians are vulnerable to the threat of a disability. Whether you’re on the job or off, here’s how a serious injury or illness can affect your health and your ability to earn a steady income.

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    Disability Insurance Options: What you need to know to protect your assets

Disability Insurance Options: What you need to know to protect your assets

As a family physician, maintaining your current income and lifestyle is not only important to yourself, but to your family as well. Protecting the assets you’ve worked so hard to acquire begins with finding the right financial protection, and often times that means having disability income coverage. Not sure where to begin your search? […]

How to Protect Your Practice with Overhead and DI

It is no secret that doctors today are feeling more overwhelmed than their counterparts from years past. For family physicians, or any doctor for that matter, opening a practice is an exciting part of your career. However, with the growing demands of the Affordable Care Act, and yearly increased expenses in providing the best […]

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    Residents and Med Students: Dealing with the Threat of Disability

Residents and Med Students: Dealing with the Threat of Disability

As a medical student or resident, you’re probably not thinking about how a serious injury or illness could affect your ability to practice medicine. You’re young, healthy and can’t wait to become a full-time family physician. It hasn’t occurred to you that if suddenly you were unable to treat your patients for an extended […]

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