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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planning for Retirement: Is it too late?

Planning for retirement can feel like a stressful process, especially if you’re a family physician who is unsure of when you will retire and if you’ll have enough money saved up to live comfortably. Ending a long and rewarding career in medicine can be tough, but consider that the average American retires at age […]

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Retirement Planning for Physicians: What You Need to Know

As a family physician, coming to the realization that one day you will have to retire from a successful and rewarding practice can be tough to handle. But what’s even more difficult to grasp is entering retirement without a plan. While physicians can have relatively high salaries, upwards to $160,000, it’s important to keep […]

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Tough Love Moment Alone

Single in retirement: Let’s not ignore the probability. It may not be about you, but about the one you love. Odds are that one of you will be alone eventually. In fact, according to studies reported in Financial Planning, “43% of Americans age 65 and older are single due to divorce, having never married, or the death of […]

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