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Equities Gain While Uncertainty Remains

Markets gained this week as news surrounding the Coronavirus shifted from the virus spreading to controlling the outbreak. Real estate led the S&P sectors this week, finishing ahead of consumer discretionary and utilities to round out the strongest sectors. Markets are still closely monitoring developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. New cases seem to ... Read More
 

How to Resolve a Physician Contract Dispute

Finding yourself on the wrong side of an argument with your employer can be an intensely stressful experience. If the conflict turns sour, you may risk jeopardizing your compensation, burning a professional bridge, or facing an ugly legal battle. Fortunately, while contract disputes between physicians and employers are relatively common, most disputes can be resolved ... Read More
 

Equities Rebound in Spite of Virus Fears

Markets recovered this week as fears surrounding the impact of the Coronavirus receded. Technology led the S&P sectors for the third consecutive week, finishing ahead of materials and health care to round out the strongest sectors. Markets are still anxiously awaiting developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. New cases have sprung up around the ... Read More
 

Why every physician should have an FIO Rider in their disability policy

Disability insurance rates for physicians can be daunting for early physicians. To mitigate this, the Future Increase Option Riders are designed to make coverage affordable and scalable with your career. Disability insurance provides invaluable financial protection for young physicians. However, affording disability insurance can be a paradox for new doctors. The less money you have ... Read More
 

Virus Fears Spark Global Retreat from Equities

Markets fell again this week as global leaders rushed to control the impact of the Coronavirus. Utilities led the S&P sectors for the third consecutive week, finishing ahead of consumer discretionary and consumer staples to round out the strongest sectors. Markets are still anxiously awaiting developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. New cases have ... Read More
 

The Pros and Cons of Retirement Protection Riders for Disability Policies

Traditionally, an individual disability insurance policy is designed to pay out benefits to replace lost income if a physician becomes too sick or injured to work in their specialty. When determining their ideal benefit amount, many physicians only take into account their most basic living expenses, such as bills, rent, and groceries. While it is ... Read More
 

The World Holds Its Breath on the Coronavirus

Markets fell this week as the world tries to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Utilities led the S&P sectors for the second consecutive week, finishing ahead of Real Estate and Technology to round out the strongest sectors. Markets are anxiously awaiting developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus as some experts fear that the ... Read More
 

What does the SECURE Act mean for physicians?

The new year is bringing major tax changes for some physicians, as the Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act takes effect. The SECURE Act was passed into law in December 2019 as part of the new government spending package, and it contains legislation intended to make retirement planning more accessible, simple, and ... Read More