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Lifetime Income Annuities Pay More Income than Before
Always a powerful planning tool, income annuities are an even better deal today.
2023: The terrible financial year that isn’t
The U.S. economy has remained robust, the stock market is arguably in a new bull, and there are many indications that both will probably remain strong into 2024.
Practice Academy Summer 2023: Passive Income for Medical Professionals: Exploring Private REITs as a Smart Investment
Practice Academy Summer 2023: Taking Control of Your Financial Future: A Physician’s Playbook for Financial Wellness
Practice Academy Summer 2023: Private Markets, Medical Professionals, and a New Horizon of Opportunity
Private equity investments in physician practices draw regulatory scrutiny
Even small deals are drawing greater government interest
6 steps to improve your practice finances
As a physician, you have little control over managed care and governmental oversights, but you can improve your financial stability and profitability with careful planning and strategic decision-making.
The negative outlook on REITs is overblown
Investors considering real estate investment trusts (REITs) these days might want to focus on the last part of the famous saying from Warren Buffett: be “greedy when others are fearful.”
5 ways to get the best physician employment contract
There are simple tools that can help us achieve the best employment contract.
Physician-Owned Practices: Don’t wait to plan your exit
Owners of physician practices who are ready to move on have to make hard decisions on whether it is the right time to sell or whether they need to hold on until circumstances change.
Instead of worrying about going broke in retirement, act now
Use tax-advantaged annuities to boost savings and/or create your own private pension.
Doctor salaries under fire after Washington Post report
Data analysis by the paper showed an average physician salary of $350,000
2023 Physician Report: The latest physician salary, productivity and malpractice cost data
Check out our exclusive and latest physician survey data.
Investing intelligence: Is there growth to be found in the building materials sectors?
As the overall stock market morphs from a post-bear market to an embryonic bull, demand for manufacturing and construction materials is increasing, signaling distinct growth potential for this small but important sector.
How to prepare your practice for a merger or acquisition
Private equity firms are looking to acquire physician practices with growth potential. Here are seven tips to make sure you’re ready when the right opportunity arrives.
Are bonus annuities a good deal?
The price of a “free lunch” is often ultimately too high.
Watch the summer 2023 Practice Academy, now available on demand
Unlock the full potential of your practice with our exciting new educational series, Practice Academy.
Maximizing revenue and performance on tobacco cessation and relapse prevention at your practice
The key ingredient to optimal performance in tobacco cessation is to provide every tobacco user an evidence-based intervention at every visit.
Making the most of value-based care
Annuities: A multi-purpose tool for your personal finances
Everything you need to know about annuities
Stamp out payer denials
Empowering your medical practice for success
5 ways doctors can protect their credit score
As a physician, you’ve worked hard to earn your credentials, which is why it’s important to protect your credit score and maximize your ability to thrive as a professional.
Preferred stocks: Have your cake and eat it too
Preferred stocks are something of a bond-stock hybrid. They don’t rise as much as common stocks, but they also don’t fall as much.
Perfect the revenue cycle to supercharge practice income
The revenue cycle management (RCM) process is critical for the financial performance of a medical practice. But what is the best way for a practice to handle the RCM process?
How to ask for a raise — and get it
Physicians often feel undervalued and request salary raises. This is something that needs to be handled carefully if they want the answer to be “yes.”
Medical school cost and debt: a slideshow
Here are more facts about how much medical school costs, and how much students owe when the graduate.
Annuities: The Swiss Army Knife of personal finance
Different types of annuities reduce risk by building tax-advantaged savings or guaranteeing retirement income.
The economics of tobacco cessation: an overlooked resource in practice success
Your practice may be missing out on significant opportunities to improve net income by underperforming in tobacco cessation.
Negotiating payer contracts
Take control of your payer contracts and get the money you deserve.
Fixed-Rate Annuities Don’t Belong in a Fee-Based Managed Portfolio
These simple products don’t need costly “management,” but some advisors are pushing the idea.
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