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REPAYE or PAYE? If you are married to someone else who earns an income, this can complicate which student loan program you should use to pay back your loans. If you are both paying back loans and making an income, it gets even more complicated! This post is here to help you figure it all out.
In the journey to becoming doctors, we get used to the four year transition periods. There is always a next step. This produces a problem that leads to worse burnout, an inability to find contentment today.
Many people have enjoyed the successes (and more often the failures) of investing in individual stocks. If you have ever wondered if you should invest in individual stocks, this post is for you. And, if you currently do this sort of thing, I might call you a loser in this post. Read it at your own peril.
Everyone hates a budget. Everyone should hate even more a budget with "training wheels." If you don't know what that looks like, let this Saturday Selection from the WCI network teach you. After all, budgeting is for rookies.
Many students I talk to are concerned that PSLF is going away. They've seen it in congressional acts and presidential budgets. In this guest post, a student loan expert (Travis Hornsby) walks us through why you should have a little trust. Come check it out.
In one of the recent physician burnout and depression surveys, doctors were asked to name the causes of their burnout.  The typical culprits were listed: lack of autonomy, EMR’s, lack of support from administrators, insurance companies, lack of time with patients, and so on.  However, when they were asked what would improve their burnout, getting ... Read more

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REPAYE or PAYE?

REPAYE or PAYE? If you are married to someone else who earns an income, this can complicate which student loan program you should use to pay back your loans. If you are both paying back loans and making an income, it gets even more complicated! This post is here to help you figure it all out.

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contentment today

In the journey to becoming doctors, we get used to the four year transition periods. There is always a next step. This produces a problem that leads to worse burnout, an inability to find contentment today.

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Should I invest in individual stocks

Many people have enjoyed the successes (and more often the failures) of investing in individual stocks. If you have ever wondered if you should invest in individual stocks, this post is for you. And, if you currently do this sort of thing, I might call you a loser in this post. Read it at your own peril.

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Budgeting

Everyone hates a budget. Everyone should hate even more a budget with “training wheels.” If you don’t know what that looks like, let this Saturday Selection from the WCI network teach you. After all, budgeting is for rookies.

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PSLF

Many students I talk to are concerned that PSLF is going away. They’ve seen it in congressional acts and presidential budgets. In this guest post, a student loan expert (Travis Hornsby) walks us through why you should have a little trust. Come check it out.

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money and burnout

In one of the recent physician burnout and depression surveys, doctors were asked to name the causes of their burnout.  The typical culprits were listed: lack of autonomy, EMR’s, lack of support from administrators, insurance companies, lack of time with patients, and so on.  However, when they were asked what would improve their burnout, getting paid more was the number 2 cause.  Apparently, I am not the only one who believes that there is an

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