The DEBTonator: How to Avoid Common ‘Doc Debt Traps’

As a doctor, or soon-to-be-doctor, you understand the importance of taking care of your body to stay in good health. You may do all the right things—exercise, veggies, wash your hands, floss. (Note: when I look back on this post in August 2020, during a pandemic, that also includes wearing a mask and social distancing!) But are you taking the necessary steps to protect your financial health?…


Doctor’s Scourge: Tips on How Physicians Can Minimize Debt

Being in debt is a way of life among physicians.  After all, it’s difficult to get through 8 years of school without accumulating student loan debt.  Over time, one gets desensitized to debt and it becomes easier and easier to acquire more. All too commonly, student loan debt sets physicians on a road to acquiring other kinds of debt to the point of over-indebtedness—and it can be difficult to…