Money Meets Medicine Podcast
Dr. Glaucomflecken Talks Personal Finance
Before we interview Dr. Glaucomflecken, Lisha, one of the most common requests I get is “Jimmy, just tell me what to do.” They say “I love learning about this stuff, but isn’t there just a checklist somewhere where I can see what to do next and track my progress?”
And, now, the answer is finally yes. And you can do it all on your phone, because the wait is offically over. The Attend App is now live and available in the app store. And this is exactly what it does. It helps you set up your specific checklist of items that you need to complete.
In its first iteration, you can link your student loans, see your progress toward PSLF in one place, and even enroll in Income-Driven Repayment Programs all in one place. In addition to this, you can also take care of the number 1 financial task for all doctors, which is to protect your income through disability insurance.
Future iterations will include the ability to invest in the app and even link all of your accounts in one place so that you only have to log-in to one location to see your entire financial picture.
So, get in on the ground floor by making your way over to the app store and download the Attend App now.
On this show, we interview Will Flanary who is maybe better known as Dr. Glaucomflecken. And we talk about some pretty awesome things:
- Charitable giving
- Will’s battle with testicular cancer and the time he had a cardiac arrest
- His thoughts on physician side gigs and residents unionizing
- … he even shares his biggest personal finance mistake
Looking for a comprehensive financial platform for doctors, by doctors that will help you to secure your financial future? Make sure to check out HelloAttend.com
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Need help getting disability insurance or student loan help from a company built by doctors, for doctors? Make sure to check out HelloAttend.com