Personal Finance Perspectives

 
 
  • Medscape Residents Salary & Debt Report 2018 More than 1900 residents from over 29 specialties reveal their salary; debts; relationships with attendings, nurses, and PAs; and other intriguing information.
  • Medscape Texas Physician Compensation Report 2018 Texas physicians who responded to this year's Medscape compensation survey disclosed their compensation, debts, challenges and rewards of their jobs, and more.
  • Medscape Female Physician Compensation Report 2018 More than 20,000 physicians told us how much they earn; what their debt and net worth is, and whether they're satisfied with their compensation.
  • Medscape Young Physician Compensation Report 2018 Medscape's Young Physician Compensation Report describes the earnings, productivity statistics, and career satisfaction of physicians under 40 years of age.
  • Medscape Hospitalist Compensation Report 2018 Hospitalists who responded to this year's Medscape compensation survey disclosed their compensation, how much time they spend with patients, their job benefits, debts, challenges, and more.
  • Medscape Physician Wealth and Debt Report 2018 More than 20,000 physicians told us the value of their assets, how they spend and save their money, and how much debt they carry.
  • Tired of Medicine? 20 Nonclinical Career Options If you are a doctor who is frustrated with medicine, there are many second career choices. Despite the hurdles, it's possible to make the leap. Here are 20 options.
  • Ready to Start Your Own Practice?   Needing a practice change but don't know where to start? Dr Julie Gunther has been there and offers her advice.
  • Should Doctors Invest in Bitcoin? Bitcoin is generating excitement and curiosity. Some folks want a piece of the action, while others refuse to touch it. Should doctors invest in bitcoin?
  • Why You Need Financial Planning: The Basics Financial planning begins with goals and knowledge. What are the best practices for investments, and what mistakes should you avoid?
  • The Right Way to Save and Accumulate Money There are many effective ways to make your savings grow. It's wise to review your progress and watch out for danger signs.
  • Your Investments and the Stock Market How can you have a well-constructed portfolio and attain long-term growth? Here's some advice and warnings for those starting out in the financial markets.
  • Stocks, Mutual Funds, and Other Investment Choices This chapter describes the major types of investment vehicles that make up a well-diversified portfolio, the pros and cons of each, and the roles they play in helping your money grow for retirement.
  • Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When planning your financial investments and future goals, getting onto the same page with your spouse or partner is key. Here's what you need to know.
  • Retirement: The Ultimate Goal This chapter covers how to project how much money you'll need for retirement, and what you need to know in choosing a financial adviser who is right for you.
  • Contract Negotiation: Tips for the New Physician   In this short video, Dr Lee Mills gives practical information on contract negotiation.
  • A Doctor Tells: How to Save More of Your Money Putting your family on a spending 'diet' and adopting a more frugal approach can provide you with financial freedom down the road. But it takes discipline today to reap those benefits tomorrow.
  • How Trump's Tax Plan Could Affect Doctors The impending tax overhaul may still change, but here's how the elements of the proposed plans could affect physicians.
  • Should You Buy or Lease Your Car? When it's time for a new car, many ponder the perpetual dilemma: Would I be better off buying or leasing? Here are some wise tips.
  • Retire by 50: How to Manage Your Finances to Retire Early Lots of doctors would like to retire early, but that would be easier said than done for many. Here's how to take a hard look at your finances and see what you need to do.