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8 Financial Mistakes that New Optometrists Make
The average new optometrist graduates at an average age of 28 year old (significantly behind non-OD peers in terms of income generation), with an average student loan debt of over $220,000+, with little or no retirement investments. Often new grad optometrists find themselves practicing in oversaturated cities and most importantly without any formal financial education. This is the perfect storm that often leaves many doctors mentally overwhelmed and prone to devastating financial mistakes. In this article, we will address 8 common financial mistakes that new OD graduates make and how you can avoid them to be financially successful.
Annual Report: 2020
Well 2020 has surely been a year! Let’s be honest, we all went into the year 2020 with big expectations – but the so-called Year of the Optometrist had some nasty surprises up its sleeve. Despite the trials and tribulations that 2020 brought, it also brought important lessons, and the looming importance of financial education…
8 New Year’s Financial Resolutions
KEY POINTS: (1) Max out Your Roth IRA Early (2) Automate Your Savings (3) Make Sure You Have an Adequate 3-6 months Emergency Fund (4) Create a Budget…or a Spending Plan (5) Set an End of the Year Net Worth Goal (6) Re-evaluate Your Insurances (7) Plan for Expenses, and Fun! (8) Get Professional Help…
2020-2021 Comparison Retirement & IRS Limits
KEY POINTS: (1) Overall, 401K/Roth IRA/SIMPLE/SEP contribution limits are the same in 2021 (2) Trad IRA: For single taxpayers covered by a workplace retirement plan, the new phase-out range is $66,000 to $76,000. For married couples filing jointly, where the spouse making the IRA contribution is covered by a workplace retirement plan, the new phase-out…
6 Lessons That Dave Ramsey Get Right, and 6 Lessons That Are Completely Wrong
We have quite a few ODs on Finance members who are big Dave Ramsey fans, and quite a few who are Dave Ramsey Haters. Here are 6 Lessons That Dave Ramsey Get Right, and 6 Lessons That Are Completely Wrong and how each OD can optimize them to be even more successful!
Thoughts on the Current Economy with Peter Schiff (FB Live Event)
With the world under distress at both a political and public health level, it is hard to make sense of economic activity. Furthermore, with heavy government involvement in the economy, long term implications are both scary and unknown. In this live event, famed economist Peter Schiff helps us understand his vision of the economic future…
8 Reasons Why Every Optometrist should Invest in Index Funds
KEY POINTS: (1) Better Performance (2) Lower Cost (3) Less Time consuming (4) Less Risky (5) More Tax-Efficient (6) Ease of use in Building your Portfolio (7) Wide Availability (8) Eliminate Behavioral aspect and No Feeling of missing out (FOMO) Due to the recent COVID shelter in place order, many investors (new and experienced) are…
The Optometrist’s Guide to Side Hustles
With the increasing burden of massive student debt and low insurance reimbursement rates, many optometrists are searching for income alternatives to make extra money aside from their full-time optometric profession. Many optometrists are looking for ways (either passive or active) to supplement, or even completely replace, their current income by doing a “side hustle”. Do…
The Federal Reserve Just Slashed Interest Rates to 0%, What Does This Mean for Me?
March 2020 is shaping to be one of the craziest months our country has experienced in quite a while. There is no doubt that these next few weeks will find their places in US History books that our children and grandchildren will study in the future. With widespread quarantine efforts by the government and CDC,…