Overview of the Optometry Student Loan Market: June 2024

With the incoming class of new optometry doctors entering the profession last month, new graduates today are facing a steeper hill regarding their student loans. The latest 2023 Optometry Income Report shows an average student loan debt of around $230,000, with about 8% of doctors having a debt burden exceeding $300,000.

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2024 Optometrist Income Report

With increasing student loan debts, an ever changing economy, and a profession that continues to withstand disruption – many optometrists begin to question their associated worth as practitioners.  While the old phrase “comparison is the thief of joy” rings true in certain facets, comparison to get a true sense of trends in salary, debt load…

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Annual Report 2023: In Review, and a Look at 2024!

In the next reading, you’ll discover metrics that mirror our community’s overall progress, along with the resources and offerings this growth has enabled us to continue providing. Next, we’ll transparently outline the methods ODs on Finance employs to generate revenue. Lastly, we’ll offer you a sneak peek at some major projects we’re embarking on for 2024, aiming to further our profession and assist every OD in achieving financial freedom.

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16 End-of-Year Financial Checklist For Optometrists in 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s vital for optometrists to focus on financial planning for a stable and prosperous future. This checklist, designed for eye care professionals, will guide you through key year-end financial tasks. While not every item may apply to your practice or personal finances, reviewing each one ensures you don’t miss important opportunities or obligations.

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2023-2024 IRS limitations for Optometrists

With inflation rising at all time highs, it definitely seem that the IRS is adjusting quite drastically for most of these accounts for 2023! While all of these limits might seem higher, remember that it is mainly keeping up with inflation, which the consumer index is estimated at 8%. in 2022. Please use these important limit to adjust your financial planning for 2023 especially for any retirement plans!

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State of ODs on Finance: 2022 in Review, and a Look at 2023!

It’s hard to believe, but the year 2022 has vanished in the blink of an eye. This past year, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing ODs on Finance continue to grow and help ODs on their financial journey, whether they be new grads or seasoned veterans. We are thankful for your attention, your questions and your contributions. Two tenets that hold paramount value to us at ODs on Finance are transparency and productive growth. In this letter, we will highlight how our community has grown, the various methods we provide value to our community, exciting new projects/acquisitions for 2023, and a look at our commercial interests/disclosures – trust us, you’ll want to read this! Here is a quick recap of 2022!

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