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NO. We get this question from clients quite often. It’s not always a direct question - sometimes we just pick up on the issue through comments made during meetings. But the topic comes up enough that we recognize there are some misconceptions about how our tax system...read more
Happy New Year! This fresh start is a great time to set your goals for the upcoming year. Here are some ideas for resolutions, of course related to your finances, to get you started off on the right foot in 2019! Write Down Your Goals Start by brainstorming for a few...read more
The long awaited PSLF application went live late last year! Just in time for the first round of PSLF applicants. We’ve finally started hearing confirmed reports of PSLF forgiveness actually being granted. So it’s officially not a hoax! This application is a big deal!...read more
In light of the 99% denial rate for the initial wave of PSLF applicants, I thought it would be helpful to confirm exactly what is required to qualify: Qualified Loans You must have Direct non-parent Loans to qualify. FFEL, Perkins and Parent loans do NOT qualify! Keep...read more
The ability to help guide people during their journey and assist them in achieving their goals is a privilege, and we wanted to share some of the habits of our most successful clients.read more
As of 6-30-2018, there were 28,913 processed PSLF applications. Of those, only 289 (or just under 1%) had been approved. Pretty lousy, right?read more
For many physicians, refinancing your student loans can seem like a no-brainer. If you aren’t going for PSLF, and can afford the payments, it makes sense to take advantage of the lower rates offered by refinance companies, rather than continue to let interest accrue at the expensive federal rates which can, in many cases, exceed 7%. However, the decision to refinance is not always this simpleread more
Student loans have become a big deal! 37 million Americans collectively owe over 1 TRILLION dollars in student loans – and yet nobody seems to fully understand them.read more
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
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