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Changing Jobs: 3 Tools to Help You Make the Decision

Over 50% of doctors change jobs in the first three to five years after they enter practice. Changes continue to happen for many of us, even after that time period. So if you’ve ever changed jobs, or are considering a job change in the future, this episode is for you. Today’s thought is this. Some … Read more

Why Do Doctors Kill Themselves?

physician suicide

I still remember exactly where I was when suicide first touched my life.  I was in my second year of residency.  I was sleeping.  It was 2 am two days before Christmas when I received the call from my mom.  I can’t explain why, but I knew immediately. This started my journey into wondering why doctors kill themselves.

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Should I Invest in My 457 Plan?

457 plan

Investing in your 401K/403B is a straight-forward decision, even if you are loaded up with debt. A much more complicated question to answer is whether you should contribute to your company’s deferred compensation 457 plan. Today’s post will answer the question, “Should I invest in my 457?” The What, when, and why.

Can I trust PSLF? The PSLF Side Fund

Can I trust PSLF?

A recent area in physician personal finance that has the same dilemma, which requires the Trust, But Verify method is PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness).  People often ask, “Can I trust PSLF?”  My answer?  Have a back-up plan.
And trust, but verify.  Let’s dig in.