Archive For: Personal Finance

A Step-by-step Guide to Physician Work-Life Balance

For most physicians, medicine is more than just a career: it’s a calling. However, being passionate about your profession can come as a double-edged sword. On one hand, your work is extremely stimulating and fulfilling. On the flip side, it can be difficult to set healthy boundaries between work and the rest of your life ... Read More
 

How Much Does Malpractice Insurance Cost?

Regardless of your area of medicine, one thing all physicians worry about is the possibility of a malpractice suit. It’s bad enough when mistakes happen and things go wrong with a patient in your care. Being slapped with a malpractice lawsuit can make the experience even more devastating. And that’s why malpractice insurance coverage is ... Read More
 

How Female Physicians Can Counteract the Gender Pay Gap

Each year, national reports on physician compensation confirm the persistence of the gender pay gap in medicine. Across all regions and within virtually every specialty, female physicians continue to earn less than their male counterparts. According the 2018 Medscape Physician Compensation report, male doctors netted nearly 18% more income than female doctors. For specialists, the ... Read More
 

Stocks Continue to Slide – Dow Posts Longest Weekly Losing Streak Since 2011

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