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February 29th, 2016

There are tons of articles about the retirement readiness of Americans in general. What is much more rarely discussed is the retirement readiness of high income earners.

This reflects the fact that 6-figure earners represent a smaller segment of workers overall. But it also...

January 15th, 2016

Today I ran across this gallery of powerful images, meant to draw attention to the world's medically underserved.

The Waiting for Health Project strives to "break through the...

October 30th, 2015

I’m an avid reader, and I try to remember, as Stephen King suggests in his book On Writing, that reading...

October 20th, 2015

So, imagine that you get out of med school, you're age 35, and you start saving 20% of your income.

You save 20% for 10 years, from age 35 to 45. Assume you get 8%, about the historical average return of the stock market, and then you stop.  You...

October 9th, 2015

On October 6, I had the privilege of attending a LiveConnections event, the Big Hurrah 2015.

Watching Philadelphia students and professional artists perform together was moving and the level of skill and finesse displayed was incredible...

August 3rd, 2015

Watch Jim Hemphill's recent interview with John J. Russell, MD on ReachMD.

In this ReachMD Book Club segment, Jim Hemphill discusses some of the first things that new physicians...

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