Investments Most Doctors Get Wrong, Including Myself

Hindsight is always 20/20. I remember graduating from residency, starting this blog, and really trying to minimize investments that I got wrong. While I was not perfect, I would like to highlight mistakes that most doctors make. Some of these mistakes listed below are from personal experience.

Many of the reasons might not be as obvious as you think. Yes, we all know it is not a good idea to go out and buy a new speedboat right away.… Read the rest

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Breakdown Of Spending For Our Medical Practice 2021

It is expensive to run a medical practice, but have you ever wondered how expensive? At the end of every year, I do a breakdown to see where we might be able to save money. Maybe you’ll find it of some interest.

In an effort to help those of you who are deciding on possibly starting your own practice, let us take a look at my breakdown of where money was spent in 2021 in my practice.… Read the rest

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Employment Contract That Lost Me A Hundred Grand

We all had to sign an employment contract before starting work. My first physician employee, I had a very brief two page agreement between us. Luckily, this first employee turned out to be amazing and it did not end up coming back to haunt me so far. I’ve unfortunately had the exact opposite experience with my second physician employee.

For my second physician employment contract I hired a lawyer.… Read the rest

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How Much Money To Keep In Your Medical Business Account

The past 12 months have been filled with unexpected expenses or a significant drop in income for most practices. My practice has been no exception to this rule. This week, Texas had an unprecedented ice storm bringing my practice to essentially a halt for an entire week. This means no income for this week but continued expenses for overhead. There will be more events like this in the future.… Read the rest

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One Year Post Residency Financial Update

There is no better time than now to give a financial snapshot of what life looks like one year post graduation. One year ago, I graduated from residency and was anxiously wondering how things were going to work out. I signed a contract with no guaranteed income which had me worried if I would make as much money as I hoped for. … Read the rest

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