In a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, it was determined that the number 1 cause of stress for most Americans is money. With the ever-burgeoning student loan crisis that is taking shape in this country, it is unsurprising that this is also true in the medical community. Here are 7 guiding rules to help you out.
I get emails all of the time (and in-person consults, too) about student loans. What should I do? Is this program right or is that one better? It can be a complicated mess, and sometimes we need to get help with our student loans. This post will help you figure out where you sit with your loans, and when and where to get help should you need it.
The most common question that I get (in real life and online) is the following: “So, I am finished (or about to finish) training. How do I invest my paycheck?” I recognize that for many readers this question may be too basic, but I don’t want to skip it for those that are about to start their life as an attending. Hopefully, even for those that have it all figured out, they’ll find useful information in answering the question.