WELCOME TO
ODs On FINANCE

To Get Started on Your Financial Journey, Follow These Six Simple Steps:

-Dat & Aaron | Co-Founders

This popular and rapidly growing community has over 12,700+ Optometrists who are eager to help answer your financial questions, tips on how to invest and manage your student debt and finally to provide support and encouragement.  Also Dat and Aaron are also there daily to provide direct additional help.


Want to share your financial situation anonymously? Please Facebook message us directly for any private member post! 

2. Subscribe to Our OD-Financial Newsletter

Don’t worry! Dat and Aaron hate spam too! Our goal is to provide you with new and useful article content, in addition to the latest updates!

.

3. Start with this Article and Keep on Reading the Latest Posts!

Through education, discussion and tools; ODs on Finance seeks to be a universal resource on everything finance related.  We also seek to enable each and every optometrist to reach their true potential in their careers whether it be as an employee or practice owner.  Our goal is to see our colleagues both in optometry and other healthcare fields living debt free, financially unrestricted lives with a high net worth.


Financial freedom is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. Start Learning today! 

6 Key MASSIVE PSLF Changes + 3 Student Loan Tips for Optometrists

6 Massive PSLF Changes + 3 Student Loan Tips for Optometrists

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.

3 Important Steps to do Due Diligence For a Successful OD Practice Purchase

3 Important Steps to Do Due Diligence For a Successful OD Practice Purchase

Purchasing a practice is an exciting yet daunting process for both new grad and seasoned optometrists alike. One of the reasons purchasing a practice is so daunting is due to the uncertainty that comes with becoming the new owner of an existing business….Due diligence methodology for purchasing an optometric practice has been nearly universally defined by prominent valuation experts in the field. This is the 3 methodology that we will be discussing.

8 Dos and Don'ts When Purchasing an Optometry Practice

8 Dos and Don’ts When Purchasing an Optometry Practice

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.

3 Optometry Contract Red Flags to Watch out for On Your Job Search

3 Optometry Job Contract Red Flags to Watch Out For

Reviewing contracts can be tedious, challenging, confusing, and flat out exhausting. However, the contract review and negotiation phases of the career search journey are arguably the most crucial steps in the entire job search process. This could set you up for huge financial success early on in your career, or it could keep you stuck at an office where you would rather not work any longer out of fear of breaching your contract. We tend to focus on compensation because it’s easier for us to understand as compared to legalese. However, I would argue that the non-salary contractual items are equally, if not more, important than wages. This article will briefly discuss three non-salary red flag items to be aware of during your contract review.

7 Optometrist’s Key Points From Biden’s Extension Of Student Loan Relief

7 Takeaways for Optometrists From Biden’s Extension Of Student Loan Relief

Last Friday afternoon, Biden announced that he will extend the student loan moratorium (which was supposed to expire at the end of September 30,2021) to a new date of  January 31, 2022. Benefits include suspended payments (forbearance) and frozen 0% interest from March 2020. While there are a lot of moving parts, here is what you should be aware of if you are an optometrist with federal loans:

6 WAYS OPTOMETRISTS CAN REDUCE DISABILITY INSURANCE PREMIUMS

6 Ways Optometrists Can Reduce Disability Insurance Premiums

In today’s world there are so many things we need to get in place to help protect ourselves and our families; yes, optometry disability insurance is one of them. Here are 6 ways optometrists can reduce disability Insurance Premiums

4. Buy the Official "The Optometrist's Guide to Financial Freedom" Book

Co-founders Drs. Dat Bui and Aaron Neufeld created this comprehensive blueprint on techniques to overcome financial obstacles facing optometry students, residents, practicing doctors and other high-earning professionals.


This book strives to teach both young and experienced optometrists financial topics that were never taught in school, ranging from strategies on how to use a high-income salary to attack massive student debt, budgeting and saving for retirement, avoiding predatory advice from financial advisers, using tax strategies to save money, creating passive income, stepping into private practice ownership and how to build wealth through long-term investing in an ever-changing optometric world.


 

1

5. Refinance Your Student Loans Today to Save Money!

Great news! Aaron and Dat were able to negotiate and advocate for the best term rates and cash back bonuses for all ODs on Finance members/users looking to refinance their student loans.


Starts thousands worth on interest and get up to $1000 Sign-Up Bonus today! 

Lenders

ODsOnFinance Discount

Lowest Current Rate % Offered

Click Below to get Started!

$500-$1000

1.74% Variable | 2.30 Fixed

$500-$1000

1.99% Variable | 2.47 Fixed

$400-$1000

1.88% Variable | 2.48 Fixed

$300

1.74% Variable | 2.44 Fixed

$600

1.83% Variable | 2.15 Fixed

0.375% Discount

1.36% Variable/ 2.11 Fixed

$400 + 6 months 0% Rate

1.97% Variable/ 2.59Fixed

$300

2.25% Fixed

6. Need Help with a Doctor's Home Mortgage? Disability/Life Insurance? Tax CPA?

Whether you are looking for the best re-financing lenders, insurance brokers, real estate help,  tax professionals or a book to read- this wonderful list of Recommended Resources for Optometrists and other high-earning professionals has you covered!


Aaron and Dat work extremely hard to vet each partner to make sure they are ethical and adhere to our strict principles.


If you’re looking for trusted and experienced professionals and services to help you out!