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2022-2023 IRS limitations for Optometrists

By DatBuiOD | September 28, 2022 |
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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!

The Optometrist’s Guide To Student Loan Refinancing

By DatBuiOD | March 9, 2022 |
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Optometrists often accumulate multiple loans from federal and private lenders to fund their doctor education, which results in an average debt load of $220,000. The majority of these loans are federal loans which have an average interest rate of 5.5-6.8%.Then the majority of doctors will end up refinancing their student loans to save thousands of dollars in interest. Here is your comprehensive guide to the student loan refinancing process and understanding how underwriting works.

7 Optometry Student Loan Updates Before End of 2022

By DatBuiOD | December 13, 2021 |
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I cannot believe that it is the end of 2022. It has definitely been a crazy past 2 years with a lot of ever-changing federal legislations regarding student loans. As we approach the federal 0% interest benefit expiration date on January 31, 2022, here are some 7 new updates in the world of optometry student loans.

What Happens to My Optometry Student Loans if I Die, Become Permanently Disabled, or Become Bankrupt?

By DatBuiOD | November 18, 2021 |
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Optometrists graduate with an average of $200,000+ in student loan debt, usually at a federal interest rate of 6.8%.. It is no wonder why many optometrists are worried about not being able to pay off their massive debt if they are unable to take home a large doctor’s salary. Even more fearful, a lot of ODs are worried that their loved ones will be stuck with their debt upon their passing or permanent disability.In this article, we will clear up some misconceptions around student loans (both federal & private) in regards to death and permanent/total disability.

What Should I Do First? A Complete Guideline Step-By-Step

By DatBuiOD | November 8, 2021 |
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Personal finance is called personal for a reason; it is just as much a science as it is an art…

3 Bookkeeping Don’ts + 4 Do’s for Optometrists

By DatBuiOD | October 15, 2021 |
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At For Eyes Bookkeeping, we always end things on a positive note. So today, we’ll begin with some of the most common mistakes Optometry practices make when it comes to bookkeeping. Then, we’ll show you some of the key ways to fix these mistakes!

6 Massive PSLF Changes + 3 Student Loan Tips for Optometrists

By DatBuiOD | October 7, 2021 |
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On Wednesday Oct 6, 2021, the US Department of Education announced a massive overhaul to their 10-year Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, essentially affecting all optometrists working for non-profit clinics like VA, IHS or non-profit universities.

8 Dos and Don’ts When Purchasing an Optometry Practice

By Dr. Aaron Neufeld | August 23, 2021 |
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Practice ownership is often heralded as one of the pinnacles of an optometric career. Having ownership of a practice often allows for higher income, and more importantly: freedom and autonomy to practice as one sees fit. In my career, I have had the privilege of buying my own practice as well as helping others through the buying process… So whether you are a newly minted graduate looking to begin your legacy, or you are a seasoned veteran looking to acquire another piece of your empire – use these points to help guide you towards your next big purchase.