Virtual Masterclass: Diagnostic Imaging in Macular Degeneration (1hr COPE CE)

We are ecstatic to host our next live CE event with the brilliant Dr. Jessica Haynes. We hope this CE event will help you better understand AMD technologies and gives some ideas on what technologies will be the best for your patient base and your practice.

This lecture will review diagnostic imaging strategies useful in the evaluation of macular degeneration including fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography, fundus autofluorescence, and optical coherence tomography angiography.

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What is Tax Loss Harvesting and How Can It Help Me?

When the stock market experiences volatility, fear is often a resulting emotion.  Fear can lead an individual to do irrational things, one of which is selling at a loss.  From a long term investing perspective, selling in a down market is seen as a losing move, however there is one silver lining to selling stocks…

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Ask the CFPs-Part 3 – Insurance & Asset Protection (FB Live)

When it comes to interesting and engaging financial topics, insurance and asset protection often rank near the bottom.  Despite their relative banality, insurance and asset protection are vital in ensuring financial success by providing a security blanket for uncertainty.  In this edition of Ask the CFPs, we will learn the ins and outs of various…

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How Dr. Justin Jackman Eliminated $220K Through Practice Ownership in 7 years #InspirationalStudentLoansSuccess

My loan payment story is similar to many others out there at first. I started out making less ($100K the first year). I was married and had two kids at the time, so my income based payments were around $150 a month for the first 1 to 2 years. Then my loans jumped to $900 a month (they threaten you that if you don’t fill out the tax return application each year your loan will jump to $2500 a month which sounds terrifying when making $100k).

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SWOT vs PEST Optometry Analysis

KEY POINTS: (1) SWOT analysis is for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, and is used for preliminary stages of decision making regarding business planning. SWOT analysis is simple. Draw a symmetrical grid with four boxes and label them Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. (2) PEST analysis helps better understand environmental factors that can affect a…

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The New Normal – Should Optometry School Tuition be Reduced in Light of Virtual Classes and Reduced Clinic Time?

The coronavirus pandemic has turned our world upside down. Face coverings and hand sanitizer, once foreign objects only wielded by the most righteous germaphobes, have now become a reality and requirement for nearly everyone. In the SF Bay Area, where ODs on Finance’s physical headquarters are located, many large tech companies have adopted a permanent work from home policy – which has lightened morning traffic, allowed many workers to move out of the area into more affordable areas and has undoubtedly reduced overhead cost for these large companies in terms of commercial real estate needs.

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