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October 13th, 2020

Some causes of physician burnout are...

August 12th, 2020

In 2019, a typical new physician started practice with $200,000 in education debt. That new doctor’s higher income is partly an illusion, because it ignores the practical necessity of paying off medical school debts (the interest of which is not tax-deductible) with earned income taxed at a...

June 18th, 2020

This article was originally published in Keystone Physician Magazine, Summer 2020

Thank you for the work you’re doing. We’ve heard stories from primary care physicians about how much...

November 30th, 2016

Question: How can physicians avoid falling into the trap of status with regards to buying stuff?

First. First, understand that it isn't a character defect. We’re all are subjected to strong signaling about spending and about our socioeconomic...

October 27th, 2016

The single decision most likely to work against attaining walkaway wealth is buying “too much house.”

Even unusually intelligent Americans, like physicians, tend to approach the economics of home ownership in a conceptual, not an analytical way. They tend to believe that real...

September 22nd, 2016

It is entirely possible for family medicine physicians to build substantial wealth and retire with security. In fact, they may have a leg up on the specialists.

The advantage of more highly paid physicians is often reflected in their lifestyles rather than in their...

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