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Physician mortgage loans tend to get sold as the best deal. They’re positioned as a no-lose product that you’d be crazy to pass on; all the benefits of traditional mortgages but without the big down payment and at no extra cost. Add in the special provisions designed specifically for physicians and you’ve got the swiss army knife of mortgage loans. Sound too good to be true?read more
Medical school loans have quickly become the most complex financial issue facing young physicians. The average physician in training owes well over six figures. And these aren't your normal run of the mill loans. Student loans today come with high interest rates and...read more
2018 is bringing with it some new, big tax changes. But what exactly does that mean for you? We have highlighted ten big changes that are most likely to affect you this year.read more
The IRS has increased limits for 2018 – for those of you maxing out your retirement plans and/or HSAs – this is especially important for you!read more
On the surface, physician mortgage loans look great. No money down. No jumbo limits. No private mortgage insurance (PMI). Finally, it seems like a product exists to reward you for your time training to be a physician. After all, it’s been tough. For the past few...read more
Are physicians bad with money? This recent study helps answer the question using data collected from 422 medical residents and fellows at Washington University and the University of Arizona. The participating physicians completed a quiz on basic personal finance...read more
This article from the Finance Buff explains a great way to save hundreds on Roth IRA contributions. But I wanted to expand upon this idea and highlight an even bigger way to save using a similar strategy. Thanks to changes in tax law, the “deduct and convert” strategy...read more
As borrowers begin to apply for public service loan forgiveness, many are finding that they were never eligible, despite previously being approved by their loan servicers. As a result, many are filing suit against the Department of Education, as well as servicers like Navient who previously informed borrowers that they were approved.read more
As a result, hospitals are increasingly introducing physician loan repayment perks for new hires to drive recruitment. However, confusing intricacies with the new public service loan forgiveness program are causing major unintended consequences.read more
At the end of each month, we provide a list of finance-related articles to help keep you informed about the hot topics in finance. Here are some of the best articles we read in the month of December.read more
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